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APA / MLA / CSE Citation Assistance

This guide will provide you with the basics of MLA, APA, and CSE citations including sample papers, how to set up your research paper in Microsoft Word, and how to cite in-text sources.


The most recent edition of the Scientific Style and Format 7th Edition is held in SPC campus libraries.

Book Cover

Sample CSE Paper

CSE Citation for an Online Journal

Citation Tools


RefWorks is a web-based bibliography and citation manager. It allows you to import references from text files or online databases, create and automatically format your bibliographies in any available style (including CSE) and export them to another document.

You will need to create an account the first time you use RefWorks. Accounts can also be created to share with others for group projects. For more information on using RefWorks refer to these resources:

Introduction to RefWorks 

RefWorks Quick Start Guide