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Latina/o, Caribbean, & Latin American Studies Subject Guide — Citing Sources

Topics and resources for Latina/o, Caribbean, & Latin American Studies

Citing Sources

Latina/o, Latin American, and Caribbean Studies is an interdisciplinary field, and it uses multiple citation styles from the humanities and social sciences, including APA, Chicago, and MLA. Among these, the specific citation style that scholars and students use depends on the specific discipline and audience of their work. Although each style has a different format and emphasizes different aspects of citations, they all have the same goal of acknowledging sources and providing a record for future scholars to be able to locate the original source. 

UConn Library Understand Citations Guide

UConn Library Understand Citations GuideUConn Library's Understand Citation Guide is a good place to start for citation resources. It includes information on how and when to cite, how to use APA, Chicago, and MLA citation styles, and how to avoid plagiarism.

Citation Guides and Management Tools Guide

UConn Library Citation GuidesUConn Library's Citation Guides and Management Tools Guides includes useful information about citing in APA, Chicago, and APA. It also offers resources for managing citations (for example Zotero and RefWorks).

Purdue Owl

Purdue OWL LogoThe Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab) includes helpful information about using APA, Chicago, and MLA citation styles.