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Style Guides & Manuals: Paper Resources

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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Finding Paper Copies of Style Manuals Using InfoKat Discovery

James Lester's Writing Research Papers: a Complete Guide, is an excellent overview of the research writing process. It includes a listing of standard citation manuals used by various disciplines, including sample citations. You can then check the online resources tab above or search InfoKat Discovery to find the manual you need.
Lester's guide can be found in the Young Library Reference Collection, 2nd floor, west wing (call # LB2369 .L4).

You can also find manuals by searching InfoKat Discovery using your subject area (e.g., Sociology, Social Sciences, Engineering) with these terms:.

  • Academic writing, Handbooks, manuals, etc.
  • Authorship, Handbooks, manuals, etc.
  • Dissertations, Academic, Handbooks, manuals, etc.
  • Research, Handbooks, manuals, etc.
  • Report writing, Handbooks, manuals, etc.
  • Style manuals