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Style Manuals and Citation Formats

Guide to preparing research papers in a particular field of study, especially how to cite the books, journal articles, etc. that you used. It is important that you give complete information about the source in question so that the reader of your paper can find it. Instructors will generally tell you which citation style to use in your research paper.

Citation Guides

  • MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers [ LB 2369 G53 2009 Reference Desk ] 
  • Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association [ BF 76.7 P83 2010 Reference Desk ] 
  • MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing [ PN 147 G444 2008 Reference Desk, IVC Reference ] 

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