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Frequently Used

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:

Technical Tools

Turnitin: is required by some professors to check for plagiarism.

Capstone Guides.

  • BALA Capstone information is forthcoming