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Write & Cite: Writing Resources: Citing

This is a basic introduction to the writing process with links to various Internet citation guides, specific types of writing assigments, research guides, and university online writing labs.


  • APA STYLE - 6th Edition ( 2009 )
    • APA Formatting and Style Guide
      This Purdue University OWL guide covers the various types of materials, PowerPoint presentations, statistics, tables, and includes a sample APA paper.
    • APA Style Guide - 6th Edition
      This University of Southern Mississippi guide illustrates the proper American Psychological Association style for citing WWW and print sources.
    • Basics of APA Style Tutorial
      The American Psychological Association has compiled an online style guide tutorial that walks the user through the basics of APA formatting.


  • ASA STYLE - 3rd Edition ( 2007-)
    • ASA Format
      The California State University Library has prepared student handout that shows examples of the various types of ASA style citations.
    • ASA Style for References
      The Rio Hondo College Library has put together a simple 5 page guide to the various forms of ASA citations.


  • CSE STYLE - 7th Edition ( 2006 ) [ formerly known as the CBE Style ]


  • CHICAGO STYLE - 16th Edition ( 2010 )


  • MLA STYLE - 8th Edition ( 2016 )
    • How to Format Parenthetical References
      The Williams College Libraries has compiled a series of format examples for the different types of "in-text" or parenthetical citations.
    • MLA Formatting & Style Guide
      This Purdue University OWL guide has been updated to feature the latest changes in MLA formatting.
    • MLA Style Guide
      This University of Southern Mississippi web site includes the most recently updated MLA-style citation format for print and Internet sources.
    • What's New in MLA Style? Purdue: Online Writing Lab has produced a user friendly summary of the latest changes in MLA 8th edition style.


  • NLM STYLE - 2nd Edition ( 2007 )
  • Comprehensive / General Style Guides

    • Brief Guide to Citing Government Publications
      Released by the Regional Depository Library at the University of Memphis, this source contains samples of Chicago / Turabian citation styles for the various types of U. S. government publications.
    • Research & Documentation Online
      Diana Hacker & Barbara Fister's web source shows documentation styles for writing in the humanities, social sciences, history, and sciences. It includes sample papers written in the MLA, APA, Chicago, and CBE writing styles.
  • San Antonio College Library Subscription Databases

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