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Welcome to the CITATION guide
This guide will help you will find resources on citation styles, how to do them, and how to incorporate them into your paper.
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Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association by
Location: BF 76.7 .P83 2020 (Located at EDC & NDC)
The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Seventh Edition is the official source for APA Style. Known for its authoritative, easy-to-use reference and citation system, the Publication Manual also offers guidance on choosing the headings, tables, figures, language, and tone that will result in powerful, concise, and elegant scholarly communication. ...
MLA Handbook, 8th Edition by
Location: LB 2369 .G53 2016 (Located at EDC & NDC)
Touches on topics such as...
-Principles of MLA style -Names of persons -Quotations -Titles of sourses -Works Cited -In-text citations.
Cite Right, Third Edition by
Location: PN 171 .F56 L57 2018 (Located at NDC)
An easy reference to Chicago, MLA, APA, AMA, and other styles. Each chapter serves as a quick guide that introduces the basics of a style, explains who might use it, and then presents an abundance of examples.
Quoting, Citing & Paraphrasing (DVD)
Location: LB 1047.3 .Q86 2007 (Located at EDC & NDC)
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The Concise APA Handbook (APA 6th) by
Publication Date: 2017
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Chicago Manual of Style Online
The Chicago Manual of Style Online is a reliable guide to style, usage, and grammar in an accessible online format. An essential tool for those using the Chicago style of reference.
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Websites & Citation Machines
This is the home website of the American Psychological Association writing and citation style.
This is the home website of the Modern Language Association writing and citation style.
Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) (Purdue University)
Purdue's Online Writing Lab extensive website is a great place for guidance on writing and citation in a variety of styles.
APA 7 - Supplemental examples to the handbook
Throughout the Publication Manual we mentioned the wealth of materials available on the APA Style website. Here we present of all the manual’s supplemental resources and organize them by chapter as an easily navigable guide to content that will make your paper more accurate, accessible, and inclusive.
Citation machines are websites that allow you to fill in the information of the source you are citing from and create the citation for you. When using these resources, make sure to always double check the final citation and ensure all proper styles are followed. Inaccuracies have been known to occur, but they are a great way to get started.
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