CITATION & STYLE GUIDES

American Psychological Association 7th edition Style Guide

The most recent (2019) APA guidelines for reference page entries, in-text citations, and formatting paper.

APA 7th edition Sample Paper

A sample student paper from the American Psychological Association website.

American Psychological Association 6th edition Style Guide 

Reference page entry templates and samples, in-text citation rules, and step-by-step formatting guidelines for those writing in the behavioral and social sciences. 

APA  6th edition Running Head Guide

A step by step guide to adding a running head in Word and Google Docs.

APA 6th edition Sample Paper

A psychology paper that showcases APA formatting guidelines and some common approaches to research-based academic writing.

Screen Reader Accessible 6th edition APA Guide

A screen reader accessible guide to APA reference page entries, in-text citations, and formatting.

Modern Language Association Style Guide 

Reference page entry templates and samples, in-text citation rules, and step-by-step formatting guidelines for those writing in the arts and humanities. 

MLA Sample Paper

A sample MLA paper from the Modern Language Association website. 

Chicago Manual of Style Notes and Bibliography Style Guide

This guide is based on the 17th edition of the Chicago Manual of Style and is appropriate for students of history.

Chicago Manual of Style Author-Date Style Guide

This brief guide is based on the 16th edition of the Chicago Manual of Style and is appropriate for students of anthropology.

 
Writing from Research

Finding Scholarly Articles

Follow this illustrated step-by-step guide to find scholarly sources using the library's databases.

Library Database Search Tips

Learn how to use Boolean operators and truncation to search library databases for scholarly articles more effectively.

Anatomy of a Journal Article

A visual guide to understanding primary research articles.

Journal Article Summary Guide

A step-by-step guide to summarizing primary research in the social sciences. 

Signal Phrase Guide

A guide to introducing and integrating source material in any citation style.

 
 Grammar Guides

Comma Guide

Rules and examples of comma usage.

Transitional Devices

Improve your writing's flow and readability with this categorized list of common transition words and phrases.

 
 
LITERATURE READ ALOUD

EN102 Audio

Listen to quality audio of commonly assigned stories, poems, and plays.

 

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