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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

The 16th (choose CMOS16 from the header) and 17th editions of the Chicago Manual of Style are available online. A Quick Guide is also available.

What's New in the 17th edition.

American Psychological Association (APA) Publication Manual

 

APA Formatting and Style Guide
6th edition
(Please note: There is a citation generator on this site that is not free or recommended. See the list of recommended citation generators on our guide to Style Guides and Manuals.)

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


MLA Formatting and Style Guide, 8th edition
   

The most current paper edition of the MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing and the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers can be found by searching the title in InfoKat Discovery.

(Please note: There is a citation generator on this site that is not free or recommended. See the list of recommended citation generators on our guide to Style Guides and Manuals.)

 

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