Ultimate Citation Cheat Sheet

The ultimate citation cheat sheet combines APA, MLA 8 and Harvard referencing formats and examples for different source types into one, easy to use document. Download the cheat sheet here: Ultimate Citation Cheat Sheet

Visit our APA, MLA 8 or Harvard specific referencing guides for a more specific and in depth coverage the citation types and rules. For information on referencing websites visit our How to Cite a Website page.

 

1. Core Components of a Reference: APA

This basic structure is adapted to fit different sources through the addition and omission of or making changes to components.

2. Core Components of a Reference: MLA 8

These are the core components of an MLA 8 works-cited list reference. This is adapted to cite different sources through the addition and removal of or making changes to some components.

3. Core Components of a Reference: Harvard

This is the basic format of a Harvard reference list reference. Components are altered, added or removed to adapt this structure to fit different sources.