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Graduate Research: Guide to the Literature Review

This guide is intended to introduce basic concepts related to preparing a literature review in the fields of information systems, information security, and computer science. Research requires time, patience, creativity, and problem-solving.

Citation Styles and Examples

You will typically be asked to use a specific publication/citation style such as APA  or IEEE.   

Each style has its own rules, so you will need to know what those rules are.  

For help with citation styles, see the Mundt Library's Citing Sources Guide

APA Citation Style Guides

APA Citation

The sources listed below provide assistance and examples of the APA style.

Best STARTING POINT on the Web for citation examples:


APA provides the following sources:


Additional citation examples if needed:

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