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Style Guides & Manuals: Getting Started

This research guide helps you find style guides, style manuals and other citation tools, both online and on the shelf; and introduces you to citation management software sources.

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Chicago Manual of Style

The17th edition of the Chicago Manual of Style is available online. A Quick Guide is also available.

What's New in the 17th edition.

And, it is also available as a book:


Modern Language Association (MLA) Handbook for Writers of Research Papers

We have both print and online editions of the new MLA Handbook.  The online version is here:

The record for the print version is here:

American Psychological Association (APA) Publication Manual

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