Citation Resources at the GRC

 

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Cite right: a quick guide to citation styles: MLA, APA, Chicago, the sciences, professions, and more
(2nd ed.) Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011.
Call#: PN171.F56L55 2011 (IMS circ 2HR)
Also available online
Summary: Covers citation for Chicago, MLA, APA, AAA, CSE, AMA, ACS, and more.
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The Chicago manual of style
(16th ed.) Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. c2010.
Call#: Z253.U9 2010 (IMS circ 2HR)
Also available online
Brief style guide available online via Western Libraries
Summary: Bibliographical formats covered include books, periodicals, interviews, unpublished and informally published material, audio-visual materials, and more.
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The complete guide to citing government information resources: a manual for social science and business research
(3rd ed.) Bethesda, MD: Congressional Information Service, c2002
Call#: Z7164.G7G37 2002 (IMS reference NO LOAN)
Summary: Includes citation styles for physical formats and electronic formats, as well as a bibliography for guides that effectively address the citation of government information.
4 The complete guide to citing government information resources: a manual for writers & librarians. Bethesda, MD: Congressional Information Service, c1993
Call#: Z7164.G7G37 1993 (IMS stack NO LOAN)
Summary: A guide for citing government documents, including a bibliography for guides (Chicago, MLA, etc) that further address the citation of government information.
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Concise rules of APA style
. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, c2005.
Call#: BF76.7.C66 2005 (IMS reference NO LOAN)
Summary: Covers punctuation, tables and figures, footnotes, appendices, quotations, with reference examples and a guide to concise and bias-free writing.
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A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations: Chicago style for students and researchers
(7th ed.) Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2007.
Call#: LB2369.T8 2007 (IMS reference NO LOAN)
Summary: Includes guides for finding useful sources, planning arguments, drafting reports, revising drafts, learning from returned papers, in addition to rules for Chicago style citation.
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MLA handbook for writers of research papers
(7th ed.) New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2009.
Call#: LB2369.G53 2009 (IMS circ 2HR)
Brief style guide available online via Western Libraries
Summary: Covers plagiarism and academic integrity, the mechanics of writing, format of the research paper, preparing a works cited, as well as further bibliographical references.
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MLA style manual and guide to scholarly publishing
(3rd ed.) New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2008.
Call#: LB2369.A28 2008 (IMS stack NO LOAN)
Summary: Includes guides to scholarly publishing, basics of scholarly writing, documentation of works cited, in-text citations, and specialized style manuals.
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Publication manual of the American Psychological Association
(5th ed.) Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2001.
Call#: BF76.7.A46 2001 (IMS reference NO LOAN)
Summary: Includes APA editorial style, a list of reference formats, including student papers, material for oral presentations, abbreviated publications, and more.
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Publication manual of the American Psychological Association
(6th ed.) Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, c2010.
Call#: BF76.7.A46 2010 (IMS circ 2HR)
Brief style guide available online via Western Libraries
Supplemental materials available online
Summary: Includes chapters on writing clearly and concisely, the mechanics of style, crediting sources, reference format examples, and the publication process.

 

Further online citation resources

From Western Libraries

ASA (American Sociological Association)

Business Citation Guide (APA format)

Citing Music Sources in your Essay and Bibliography using Turabian Style

From other sources

The Duke University Libraries Citing Sources page

Purdue University’s Online Writing Lab (OWL)