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Quick Guide on Citation Style for Chinese, Japanese and Korean Sources: Citation Sources

This guide gives an overview of how to cite Chinese, Japanese and Korean sources using various style manuals, such as Chicago, MLA and APA.

Basic Style Manuals

Please check with your professor/department which style manual is required to use for your paper.

Selected style sheets for academic journals on East Asian Studies

All style sheets for academic journals on East Asian studies follow a certain basic style manual (Chicago, MLA, APA), but they often provide more detailed instructions on how to handle citations in East Asian languages with specific examples.  Please note that each professor may have their own preferences of which journal(s) to follow, so make sure to check with them before you construct your citations.

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