The Commons

A number of citation styles are used at Lakeland College, including: APA, MLA and Chicago. Be sure to check with your instructor about the citation style you should use for your assignments. 

APA Style

  • APA Guide (Extended guide)
  • APA Citation Style Quick Guide: produced by librarians at the University of Alberta, Augustana
  • For further information, please refer to the APA website or consult the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association available at the library.
  • Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.) - BF 76.7 P83 2010 REF
  • APA Style Guide to Electronic References - BF 76.7 C65 2007 REF (Vermilion)

Lakeland College - Environmental Science Style

Note: Environmental Science students follow the style adopted by the Rangeland Ecology and Management journal (see link below)

MLA Style

  • MLA Citation Style (8th ed.): produced by Lakeland College Library
  • MLA Handbook (8th ed.) - LB 2369 G53 2016 (Lloydminster): Two copies are available at the Lloydminster campus library. 

Chicago Style

Citation Management

  • EasyBib
  • A citation formatting and management tool. EasyBib will generate citations in APA, MLA, Chicago and many other citation styles. 
  • Contact the Library for a coupon code to access EasyBib EDU, which has more features than the free version. 
  • EasyBib is not guaranteed to be 100% accurate. To ensure accuracy, consult the official style manual for the style you are using.  


  • Using the work of others without giving credit to your source is considered plagiarism. Details of Lakeland College policy on plagiarism and academic dishonesty can be found in Student Rights and Responsibilities