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The Purdue OWL is a Writing Center favorite with user friendly guides for every citation style and tips on grammar and writing mechanics.
Common Citation Styles
- Modern Languages Association (MLA) Style: Important: MLA Style has recently been updated. The newer edition is the 8th edition. Please pay close attention to the edition of MLA required by your professor.
- American Psychological Association (APA) Style:
- Chicago Style:
- Turabian Style: (a version of Chicago style for student writers)
Other Citation Styles
- American Medical Association (AMA) Style:
- American Sociological Association (ASA) Style:
- Bluebook Legal Citation:
- Council of Science Editors (CSE) Style:
Composition and Writing in the Disciplines
- General College Writing Guidelines:
- Grammar, Spelling, and Punctuation Help.
- Technical Writing: (including scientific, finance, and legal writing resources)
Integrating Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism
- Research and Citation:
- Turnitin: is required by some professors to check for plagiarism.
- Capstone Guides:
- BALA Capstone information is forthcoming