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Citation style guides

Are you uncertain how to reference content generated by an AI-tool? Please consult the guidelines provided by the University of Victoria Library.

APA style

APA Citation Style Guide, 7th ed. [PDF]
A comprehensive guide to creating APA in-text citations and reference pages for undergraduate academic essays. Includes tips to help you understand why sources are managed this way.
APA Quick Bits [PDF]
A shorter form of our APA Citation Style Guide highlighting the most commonly used types of sources and how to manage them.

Chicago style

Chicago Documentation Style, 17th ed. [PDF]
A comprehensive guide to creating Chicago in-text citations and reference pages for undergraduate academic essays. Includes tips to help you understand why sources are managed this way.
Chicago Quick Bits [PDF]
A shorter form of our Chicago Document Style guide highlighting the most commonly used types of sources and how to manage them.

MLA style

MLA Documentation Style Guide, 9th ed. [PDF]
A comprehensive guide to creating MLA in-text citations and reference pages for undergraduate academic essays. Includes tips to help you understand why sources are managed this way.
MLA Quick Bits [PDF]
A shorter form of our MLA Document Style guide highlighting the most commonly used types of sources and how to manage them.

Note: If you need style guides for older editions, email us at asc@ufv.ca to request a PDF.

 

Upcoming citation style guide workshops

 

Online workshops

Online

If this is your first time attending an online ASC workshop:

  1. Log into myClass (Blackboard)
  2. Use the navigation menu to go to the Courses section
  3. In the search field, type ASC
  4. In the search results, under Course ID, hover over the title askASC and then click on the arrow that appears
  5. Click Enroll
  6. Click Submit
  7. Click OK. You have now successfully joined the ASC drop-in tutoring online space
  8. Scroll down on the page to view the workshops
  9. Click on the name of the workshop you would like to join

If you've already attended an online ASC workshop:

  1. Log into myClass (Blackboard)
  2. Use the navigation menu to go to the Courses section
  3. Click on the askASC course in your current courses list
  4. Scroll down on the page to view the workshops
  5. Click on the name of the workshop you would like to join

Notes:
  • Access to the workshops is available 5 minutes prior to the start time — you do not need to register in advance.
  • You can participate with full audio and video, audio only, or through the text/chat function.

In-person workshops

In-person
  • In-person workshops take place on the Abbotsford campus.
  • Room: G113 (Building G — Peter Jones Learning Commons)

APA citation basics

OnlineIn-person

Dates: 

  • February 28, 2024, from 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM join online in Zoom or in-person ABG-113
  • February 29, 2024, from 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM join online in Zoom or in-person CEPA-1206
  • March 19, 2024, from 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM join online in Zoom or in-person ABG-113
  • March 21, 2024, from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM join online in Zoom or in-person CEPA-1206

Learn the key method to cite sources, create intext citations and develop a reference page following APA format.

How to Read and Summarize a Journal Article

OnlineIn-person

Dates:

  • February 8, 2024, from 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM join online in Zoom or in-person ABG-113
  • February 28, 2024, from 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM join online in Zoom or in-person CEPA-1206

Reading a journal article might feel like a dauting task, but with a few strategies, reading a journal article will be a breeze. Come, join this session to learn these strategies. 

Chicago citation styles

OnlineIn-person

Dates: 

  • November 2, 2023, from 12:15 PM to 12:45 PM (In-Person ABG-113)
  • November 17, 2023, from 9:15 AM to 9:45 AM (Hybrid: join Online in Zoom or In-Person ABG-113)

Gain insights to citing sources; the bibliography and use of notes and endnotes.

MLA citation basics

Online

Dates: 

  • February 27, 2024, at 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM join online in Zoom or in-person CEPA-1206
  • February 28, 2024, at 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM join online in Zoom or in-person ABG-113
  • March 20, 2024, at 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM join online in Zoom or in-person ABG-113
  • March 19, 2024, at 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM join online in Zoom or in-person CEPA-1206 

Learn the key method to cite sources, create intext citations and develop a reference page following MLA format.

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