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Geography and Environmental Sciences

Citation Styles and Formatting

Guide to Citation Styles - Which citation style should you use for which discipline? What are the requirements of each style? Start here for a guide to selecting the right style and using the proper format.

Database Citation Resources

Most databases offer the option to generate a citation based on the selected resource. This is often a helpful starting point, but not always entirely accurate. Be sure to check the database-generated citations before using them in your bibliography.

In an EBSCO database (like SocINDEX), the citation option will look like the image below. Click "Cite" to bring up the menu of citation formats shown.

citation tool - ebsco

In a ProQuest database (like ProQuest Social Sciences Premium Collection), the citation option will look like the image below. Click "Cite" to bring up the menu of citation formats shown.

citation tools - proquest

Citation Tools

Citation Tools - Too many citations to easily keep track? Try one of the four citation manager tools Hunter offers and supports:

Which Citation Tool is Right for Me? - Not sure which tool will be most useful? Check out this research guide for more information on each one's strengths and weaknesses.