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Citation Styles at Haywood Community College

The 3 common citation styles used at Haywood Community College are MLA, APA, and Turabian.  

The style you use in your research papers depends on the class you are taking or the type of program in which you are enrolled.

  • APA is commonly used for the Sciences: Psychology, Biology, Chemistry
  • MLA is commonly used for the Humanities: English, Arts, ACA 
  • Turabian is also used for Humanities, with a focus on history: American History, World History, Western Civilization
  • Journal of Wildlife Management is commonly used for Wildlife and Natural Resources

Annotated bibliographies follow MLA, APA or another style format. Please check with your instructor or consult your syllabus for specific assignment requirements.

If you need any help with citation styles, please feel free to ask your friendly library staff by phone at (828)627-4550 or by email at

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