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Writing & Style Guides


APA Style

APA Formatting and Style Guide
From the OWL at Purdue

APA Style
APA's website, includes information about the most recent publication, and a tutorial about the style.

APA Documentation
APA formatting answers from The Writing Center at UW-Madison.


Chicago / Turabian Style

UW-Madison Writing Center
Documentation for the Chicago / Turabian style

Chicago Manual of Style Citation Guide
Citation examples listed on Ohio University's website.

Turabian Quick Guide
Common examples of materials cited in both styles

MLA Style

MLA Citation Style
Samples from the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 6th edition. Site created by the University of Long Island.

Formats bibliographies and works cited according to MLA style guidelines.

MLA Formatting and Style Guide
From the OWL at Purdue


Additional Writing Resources

American Heritage Book of English Usage

The Columbia Guide to Standard American Written English

DocsSite: How to Cite Government Documents
Created by Arizona State University Libraries

How to Write a Term Paper
A step-by-step guide to creating a research paper by Gale Cengage Learning.

Research and Documentation Online
Guidelines for the most common documentation styles and annotated listings of research sources. Site created by the publisher Bedford/St. Martin's.

University of Wisconsin-Madison Writer's Handbook
Help for writing assignments, grammar and punctuation, citing references, and more.


Last updated: July 27, 2010