There are a number of citation styles and the Library holds print copies and quick guides at the Research Help desk.
For POLI 306 you may any style. APA 6th or Chicago 16th Author-Date examples are given below.
Each of these styles requires a reference list of sources.
Each of these styles requires the use of in-text citations for work quoted, paraphrased or summarized. An in-text citation MUST include:that include three elements:
APA: (Smith, 2000, p.987)
Chicago: (Smith 2000, 987)
Reference list examples: consult the quick guides at the links below for book, journal, newspaper, government documents, websites, and more. Note that ebooks and ejournals require additional information such as a DOI,or a URL, and for Chicago, an access date. Note: Your professor may not require access dates , urls, or doi's.
APA Ejournal example:
Kossinets, G. & Watts, D.J. (2009). Origins of Homophily in an Evolving Social Network. American Journal of Sociology 115(2), 405–50. doi:10.1086/599247.
Chicago Ejournal example: