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Food and Agriculture Studies

Learning libguide on food studies research resources

Understanding Citation Styles

Find out more information here: Citing Sources/Creating Your Bibliography.

Citation Help

MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly PublishingFind electronic and hard-copy citation resources through the University of Toronto catalogue such as:
The Chicago Manual of Style Online
The MLA Style Manual
A Guide to MLA Documentation
Cites & Sources: an APA Documentation Guide and
Scientific Style and Format: the CSE Manual for authors, editors and publishers.

Visit the University of Toronto Writing Centre for help with correct citation style and advice on using sources properly.

Find guides for properly citing research materials at Purdue's Online Writing Lab (OWL) where you will find guides for using MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

For further information on appropriate citation and the purpose of citing within your work, visit the Citing Sources & Avoiding Plagiarism Research Guide.

Citation Management Software

Citation Management Software (also known as Reference Mangement Software) can help you to keep track of citations while you write.

Refworks: U of T subscribes to RefWorks, a database that lets you add references you find in the library catalogue and in article databases. RefWorks also works with Microsoft Word to allow you to format your in-text citations and reference list more easily. Click here for a guide to using RefWorks.

There are other citation management programs available such as:




No citation management software is perfect, however, citation management software can save you valuable time formatting and organizing your research.

For a full guide to citation management software visit Gerstein's Citation Management Research Guide.

Citation Guides - Online

Citation Guides - Print

The UofT Library has print copies of the APA, MLA, and Turabian guides:

Essay Writing Help

Visit the University of Toronto Writing Centre for help with essay writing. The centre offers an abundance of information and advice on its website as well as in person writing courses, clinics and appointments for further help.

Academic Integrity

The University of Toronto is committed to the values of independent inquiry and to the free and open exchange of ideas. Academic integrity underpins these values and is thus a core part of the University’s commitment to intellectual life. Extending beyond our immediate intellectual community of students, faculty, and staff at the University of Toronto, our intellectual community embraces all who have contributed to the sum of human knowledge.

Read more about Academic Integrity.