Macdonald-Kelce Library

World Religions

A guide for researching religion, faith, or spirituality

Useful Citation Websites

The Online Writing Lab at Purdue (OWL Purdue) - Excellent resource. In addition to their up-to-date versions of the most popular citation styles, they also host a number of helpful handouts dealing with writing and grammar.

Citing government information - A helpful site from West Texas A&M on citing government information.

Citing laws - Introduction to Basic Legal Citation from Cornell Legal Information Institute


There is no single citation style required for citing scholarly sources pertaining to the discipline of religion. You may want to ask your instructor if they prefer a specific formatted style, such as APA, MLA, Chicago etc. Below are two approaches to citing your references: you can consult a reference manual, or you can use a bibliographic management tool that auto-generates your cited sources. Please note that if you decide to use an a bibliographic management tool, such as RefWorks, that it can generate imperfect citations, and that you should always inspect them for inaccuracies before submitting your final paper.

Citation Formatting and Style Guides

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