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Citation Style Guides  

APA, MLA, ASA, more.
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What is a Style Guide?

When writing a research paper, you will need to create a works cited list (or reference page) of the books, articles, websites you used.  There are several different professional styles for doing just that - you will need to confirm with your instructor which one you need to use for a particular paper.  The most prominent are:

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Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
Call Number: REF BF76.7 .P83 2010
Copies also available at Young Business Library (westside) and on reserve at Haas (midtown).

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Chicago Manual of Style
Call Number: REF Z253 .U69 2003

Now also available online! - Click here to access.

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MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers
Call Number: REF LB2369 .G53 2009

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The Bedford Handbook
Call Number: REF PE1408 .H277 2006

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