A basic principle of academic writing is that sources must be documented. Rules for how such documentation is to be accomplished varies by discipline and by publisher. TO make sure references are documented accurately and uniformly, publishing houses and professional associations publish documentation guidelines.
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APA Reference Style
Detailed assistance on APA formatting including many examples and exercises.
Official American Psychological Association site includes frequently asked questions, guidelines for electronic media citations and spelling and ordering information.
Personal list from Alan Bailin, Instructional Design and Support Specialist at the Newman Library, Baruch College.
A free tool that will generate the citation entries by using the proper MLA or APA format.
Automatically formats, alphabetize, and prints bibliographies for free.
How to Cite Electronic Documents
Recommendations for using the APA, MLA, and Chicago styles.
Internet Citation Guides
Web-based bibliography of citation styles, including APA (American Psychological Association), CBE (Council of Biology Editors), Chicago, MLA (Modern Language Association), Turabian, APSA, and NLM.
Karla's Guide to Citation Guides
Annotated collection of links to the best citation guides on the Internet, especially citation from the Internet. APA, Chicago, MLA, CBE, and legal citation.
The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and they provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue.
Using MLA Formatting
A guide from Purdue University on using MLA guidelines in research papers, and citing all sources from a single book to government documents.
WTAMU Cornette Library: Citing Internet Resources
Provides links to citation instruction on the World Wide Web.
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