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Emerging Media and Communication

Essential resources for new and emerging media and communication studies and research.

How to Read a Citation

How to Cite - Recommended Online Resources


  • UTD's Useful Web Sites includes a section for Research and Writing, which lists several sites offering instruction and examples of citations in several different styles (APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian). 
  • Writing Center - Student Success Center -- on-campus writing lab on the first floor of the library, MC 1.312.
  • Citation Resources -- UTD Libraries' guide to citation resources and bibliographic managers.

Suggested Writing Manuals & Citation Style Guides

The following books will assist you with organizing, writing, and properly citing in your papers. Usually the latest edition of a manual will be located at the Research Services Desk on the second floor, with older editions located in the Main Stacks (fourth floor). Some will be available online as well as indicated in the notes below.