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Your reference list should appear at the end of your paper. It provides the information necessary for a reader to locate and retrieve any source you cite in the body of the paper. Each source you cite in the paper must appear in your reference list likewise, each entry in the reference list must be cited in your text. Your references should begin on a new page separate from the text of the essay label this page References (with no quotation marks, underlining, etc.), centered at the top of the page. It should be double-spaced just like the rest of your essay.
Library Starter Kit: Solving the Research Puzzle and How to Do Research in the Library
University of California, Santa Cruz, CA
Quick guide on how to start constructing your research paper, Tutorial for using the Web for research, Research help arranged by topic, Citations and references, MLA and APA style guides.
Chicago style formatting is widely used for academic papers, publications, and other documents. There are two Chicago formatting style types: Author-Date System, which is used for social and other sciences and Notes-Bibliography System, which is mostly used for arts, literature, and history.
Chicago/Turabian guide Book Chapter Dictionary Online database Encyclopedia Journal Magazine Newspaper Website
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Students often had difficulty using APA style, especially when it was their first time citing sources. This difficulty could be attributed to the fact that many students failed to purchase a style manual or to ask their teacher for help. (p. 699)
Writing Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
General information about MLA parenthetical citations, Using the MLA abbreviation guidelines, Using the MLA quotation guidelines, Formatting MLA parenthetical citations, Create an MLA Works Cited Page, and Format the MLA Works Cited page. Includes a section on Numbered References.
Guide for Citing Electronic Information
David and Lorraine Cheng Library, William Patterson University, NJ
Examples of citations in APA style.
The St. Martin's Guide to Writing, 7th ed. See also 6th ed.
Free registration as a student or instructor to use guide. Contents include: Critical Reading Guides. Why writing is important. How writing is learned. Writing activities. Critical thinking, writing, and research strategies. Writing for assessment. Untangling the Web. Online Research. Writer's Links. Instructor's Resources.
How to Cite Electronic Sources
The Learning Page, Library of Congress, Washington, DC
MLA and Turabian citation examples for Films, Legal Documents and Government Publications, Maps, Photographs, Recorded Sound, Special Presentations, and Texts. Includes links to Citation Guidelines.
APA Online Sources
University of Houston Libraries
Examples show the correct format for citing online and print sources in American Psychological Association (APA) style.
The Grammar Zone
Adjectives and Adverbs, Articles, Comparatives and Superlatives, Clauses, Conditionals, Confusing Words, Nouns, Numbers, Prepositions and Conjunctions, Pronouns, and Questions. Site includes Verbs , Idioms , Paragraph Writing , and more.
Sometimes the main contributor is not an author, but another contributor type, such as an editor or conductor. Follow the contributor by an abbreviation of the contributor type (. Ed. or Cond.).
The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, aka "Harvard Citator" published by Harvard Law Review Association in conjunction with Columbia Law Review, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, and Yale Law Journal 68th edition (January 6, 7555)