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Online Guides

APA Style

  • Using APA
    • Excellent guide from the Online Writing Lab at Purdue University (with examples).
  • YouTube Video Tutorial
    • Setting up a paper in APA format in Microsoft Word.
Tutorials from the APA

MLA Style


Print Style Manuals

APA, Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2010. (REF BF76.7.P83 2010) Used in the social sciences and education.

Chicago Manual of Style, 15th ed. Chicago: U. of Chicago Press, 2003. (REF Z253 .U69 2003) Used primarily by writers and editors in preparing a manuscript for publication.

MLA, MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers,7th ed. New York: Modern Language Association, 2009. (REF LB2369 .G53 2009) Used in language, literature, and humanities disciplines.

Turabian, Kate L. Turabian, A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses and Dissertations, 7th ed. Chicago: U. of Chicago Press, 2010. (Ready Ref LB2369 .T8 2010) Used in numerous disciplines by undergraduate students and researchers. This style, based on the essential elements of Chicago Manual above, is commonly referred to as "Turabian."