Citation and Style Guides

Citation and Style Guides

From the numerous style guides, the Cowan - Blakley Memorial Library offers the following selection of materials to assist with citing sources. The following print copies available at the Library Reference Desk:

AMA Manual of Style (American Medical Association)

AMA Manual of Style: a guide for authors and editors  10th ed. Ref. R 119 .A533 2007

APA (American Psychological Association)

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association 7th ed.

Ref BF 76.7.P83 2020

The APA offers free tutorials for The Basics of APA Style and What's New in the 7th Edition. The APA also has FAQ online with examples of citing. 

Academic Writer is APA's digital platform for managing a reference library and accessing academic paper templates. You can access Academic Writer from the A-Z database list on the library homepage. Login with your MyUD username and password.

MLA (Modern Language Association)

The MLA Handbook 8th ed. 

Ref. LB 2369.M52 2016

Chicago and Turabian

The Chicago Manual of Style 17th ed.  

Ref. Z 253 .U69 2017

A useful online guide to the 17th ed. of the Chicago Style is available from the University of Chicago Press. 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 dissertations: Chicago style for students and researchers, 9th ed. by Kate Turabian   Ref. LB 2369 .T8 2018


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