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Citation Help


This guide is designed to provide you with helpful links and information to properly cite and reference sources as you write your research paper.

ACS stands for the American Chemical Society. This citation style is most commonly used in the field of Chemistry. 

APA stands for the American Psychological Association. It is most commonly used to cite sources within the Social Sciences.  

Chicago is one of the oldest and most comprehensive style guides.

Harvard is the style used at Qatar University for Biological and Environmental Sciences and Civil Engineering.

MLA stands for the Modern Language Association. It is the style frequently used in the humanities, such as English. 

Vancouver  is the style used at Qatar University by the College of Pharmacy. 


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APA Reference Formula

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How to cite UN documents

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Which style to use?

NOTE: Always check with your professor to make sure you are using the correct citation style for his/her course.

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Visit the Reference Desk at the Library

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 Phone: 4403-4096  / 4403-4097

  Opening hours: 07:30 AM - 02:30 PM


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