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How to Cite - Guide to Citing Sources in Your Research Paper   Tags: apa, bibliography, chicago, citation, in-text, in-text citation, mla, parenthetical, works cited  

This guide lists selected Style Manuals, Citation Guides and other tools for citing both print and electronic/web sources in your work. Chesnutt Library also provides access to RefWorks, a web-based bibliography manager which automatically formats papers.
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Selected Web Sites on Citing References and Writing Papers

Selected Web Sites on Citing References and Writing Papers


Style Manuals and Information on Writing Papers

Style manuals are guides that tell you exactly how to cite your sources for different disciplines. Your instructor will let you know what style to use.

If you are not sure whether to cite a source, it is always a good idea to air on the side of caution and include a citation.

The following is a link to Style Guides available at Charles Chesnutt Library



Style Manuals in Print Available at Charles Chesnutt Library

Style Manuals are available in print at the Reference Desk or on Reserves at the Circulation Desk, which are both located on the first floor of the Library. There are also titles located in the Main Stacks and E-Book Titles.

  • AMA Handbook of Business Writing: the Ultimate Guide to Style, Grammar, Usage, Punctuation, Construction, and Formatting - E-Book in ebrary Academic Complete            
  • ASA Style Guide (American Sociological Association) 3rd ed. - Ready Ref HM 569 .A54 2007
  • Bedford Guide for College Writers: with Reader, Research Guide and Manual 7th ed. - Ref and Main Stacks PE 1408 .K49 2005 and on Reserves under Harrington
  • Broadcast News and Writing Stylebook 4th ed. - Ref PN 4784 .B75 P36 2010
  • Chicago Manual of Style 16th ed. - Ready Ref Z 253 .U69 2010
  • Cite Right : A Quick Guide to Citation Styles--MLA, APA, Chicago, the Sciences, Professions, and More - REF PN 171 .F56 L55 2006 
  • Complete Your Dissertation or Thesis in Two Semesters or Less 3rd ed. - Main Stacks LB 2369 .O33 2006
  • Criminal Justice Student Writer's Manual 2nd ed.- Main Stacks HV 9950 .C74323 2002
  • Essentials of Sports Reporting and Writing - Main Stacks PN  4784 .S6  .R45 2009
  • Feature Writing: the Pursuit of Excellence 7th ed. (Feature Writing for Newspapers and Magazines) - Main Stacks PN 4784  .F37 F75 2011 
  • Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses and Dissertations (Turabian) 13th ed. - Main Stacks LB 2369 .T8 2013
  • MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers 7th ed. - Ref LB 2369 .G53 2009
  • On Compiling an Annotated Bibliography 2nd ed. - Ref Z 1001 .H33 2000
  • Portable Dissertation Advisor - Main Stacks LB 1742 .B79 2004
  • Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA) 6th ed. - Ready Ref BF 76.7 .P83 2010
  • Scientific Style and Format: the CSE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers 7th ed. - Ref T 11 .S386 2006
  • St. Martin's Guide to Writing 9th ed. - Main Stacks PE 1408 .A94 2010
  • Student's Guide to Writing College Papers 4th ed. - Main Stacks LB 2369 .T82 2010
  • Style and Usage Guide to Writing About Music - Ref ML 3797 .D76 2010
  • Technical Writing: Process and Product 5th ed. - Ref PE 1475 .G47 2006
  • Writing for Digital Media - Main Stacks PN 171 .O55 C37 2010
  • Writing Research Papers: a Complete Guide 12th ed. - Main Stacks - LB 2369 .L4 2007
  • Writing the Research Paper: a Handbook 6th ed. - Ref LB 2369 .W55 2003
  • Writing Your Thesis 2nd ed. - Main Stacks LB 2369 .O55 2008

Style Manuals in Print Available at Chesnutt Library

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The Bedford Guide for College Writers with Reader, Research Manual and Handbook - X. J. Kennedy; Dorothy M. Kennedy; Sylvia A. Holladay; Marcia F. Muth
Call Number: PE1408 .K49 2005 (Reference)
ISBN: 0312412517
Publication Date: 2004-10-18
Also on Reserves under Harrington

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Broadcast News and Writing Stylebook - Robert A. Papper
Call Number: PN4784.B75 P36 2010 (Reference)
ISBN: 9780205612581
Publication Date: 2009-01-27

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The Chicago Manual of Style - University of Chicago Press Staff (Editor)
Call Number: Z253 .U69 2003
ISBN: 9780226104034
Publication Date: 2003-08-01

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Cite Right - Charles Lipson
Call Number: PN171.F56 L55 2006 (Reference)
ISBN: 9780226484747
Publication Date: 2006-10-15

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Complete Your Dissertation or Thesis in Two Semesters or Less - Evelyn Ogden Ogden
Call Number: LB2369 .O33 2006
ISBN: 0742552896
Publication Date: 2006-12-21


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Citation Reference Books

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Cite right : a quick guide to citation styles--MLA, APA, Chicago, the sciences, professions, and more - Charles Lipson
Call Number: FSU Reference PN171.F56 L55 2006
ISBN: 9780226484747


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