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Citing Sources (APA, MLA, ...): In Chinese Papers (中文引證格式)

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Citing Chinese-Language Sources in Chinese Papers (中文引證格式)



This page is about citing sources when you write your paper in Chinese

There are no standardised Chinese citation styles. The key is to be consistent in the way you cite. 

We have provided a few examples of style guides on this page for your reference. 

We strongly recommend that you consult with your professor as to which style is acceptable for your assignments and papers. 

Sample Chinese Citation Styles

Sample Chinese Citation Styles

息與文獻 參考文獻著錄規則
China National Standardization Management Committee (2015)

論文撰作簡介 (p. 28-35)
HKBU– Department of Chinese Language and Literature (2019)

Honours Project Handbook - 中文論文格式 (p.8-10)
HKBU – Department of History (2018-2019)

HKU – School of Chinese (2019)

學術論文寫作:中文論文格式 APA / 中文論文格式 MLA
CUHK - The Independent Learning Centre (2020)

Using APA Style in Chinese Papers

How to cite Asian-Language Sources

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