ECIV 304: Eastern Civilization: Citing Sources

The guide provides library research materials for broad understanding of traditional cultures and literature of East Asia.

Style Manuals

There are several styles in which the sources of an assignment should be cited. The most popular of these styles are MLA, APA, Chicago etc. All these styles have their own set of guidelines.  If your professor has not assigned a particular style, you can choose one and use it consistently.  

Online Style Guides

EasyBib: the bibliography maker.


    • Give credit to the author/creator of an idea or creative work
    • Provide the source (book, journal article, website of a published or unpublished item) with the author, title, publisher and place of publication, URL, and date
    • Direct the reader to the original work consulted