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Fall / Spring Semester Hours
Main Campus Mack Library:
Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Monroe Campus Library:
Fall / Spring - Staff hours:
Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
How to Cite
Each discipline and area of study has a citation style or guide that outlines citation rules for writing in that area of study.
Citation styles differ in regards to formatting and the details of how source information appears, but much of the information required for the citations is the same.
For most citation styles, there are two aspects that work together:
- in-text citations (sometimes known as parenthetical citations) within the paper
- a list of sources known as Works Cited, References, or Bibliography at the end of the paper
The citation styles you'll most likely encounter at NCC are MLA (Modern Language Association), APA (American Psychological Association), and the Chicago Manual of Style.
Resources to Help You with Citations
Citation Handouts from the NCC Libraries and Learning Centers
NCC Library MLA Handout
The MLA Handout contains both parenthetical (in-text) and Works Cited page examples. Find out how to cite books, database articles, and more!
NCC Library APA Handout
The APA Citation Handout contains both parenthetical (in-text) and References examples. Find out how to cite books, database articles, and more!
NCC Library Chicago Manual of Style Handout
Our Chicago handout summarizes basic information about CMOS style, footnotes, and bibliography formatting.