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Citation and Style Guides

From the numerous style guides, the William A. Blakley Library offers the following selection of materials to assist with citing sources. There are print copies available in the Library in the Reference collection as noted in the following: 

 

AMA Manual of Style (American Medical Association)

AMA Manual of Style: a guide for authors and editors  Ref. R 119 .A533 2007

APA (American Psychological Association)

The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association  6th ed. Ref. BF 76.7 .P83 2010 

Concise Rules of APA Style Ref BF 76.7 .C66 2010

The APA offers free tutorials for “The Basics of APA Style” and “What's New in the Sixth Edition”. The APA also has FAQ online with examples of citing. 

MLA (Modern Language Association)

The MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing 7th ed. Ref. PN 147 .G444 2008

The MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers 3rd ed. Ref. LB 2369 .G53 2009 

Chicago/ Turabian

The Chicago Manual of Style 16th ed.  Ref. Z 253 .U69 2010

A useful online guide to the 16th ed. of the Chicago Style is available from the University of Chicago Press, provides guidelines for general studies.  Turabian is based upon the Chicago Style, and it provides guidelines for specific research, dissertations and theses.

A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertation: Chicago style for students and researchers, 7th ed. by Kate Turabian   Ref. LB 2369 .T8 2007 

Combination of Styles:

A recommended online source to various style guides is Online! A Reference Guide to Using Internet Sources.

A combination of styles is referenced in Cite Right; A Quick Guide to Citation Styles-MLA, APA, Chicago, the Sciences, Professions and More  Ref PN 171 .F56 L55 2011

Click on the following: Citing Sources to find brief, general examples of citations that do not reference any specific style.  

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