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In Text Citations, Paraphrasing, and Direct Quotes: A How To from Research Ready
Citations and Style Guides Available in the Library
MLA Handbook by
Call Number: REF 808.02 MLA
Publication Date: 2016-04-01
Provides guidance on selecting a topic and conducting research for a research paper; defines plagiarism; covers writing mechanics; and outlines MLA format and documentation style.
Note that this is the most current MLA edition,
APA: The Easy Way by
Call Number: REF 808 HOU
Publication Date: 2005-01-01
A simple guide to APA (American Psychological Association) writing style that discusses the mechanics of APA format and internal text citations, and includes guidelines for actual reference page entries and a sample paper.
The Chicago Manual of Style by
Call Number: 808.02 CHI
Publication Date: 2010-08-01
A reference for writers, editors, and publishers that presents style guidelines, covering books; journals; manuscript preparation, editing, and proofreading; illustrations; tables; rights, permissions, and copyright administration; grammar and usage; punctuation; names; numbers; documentation; and more.
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association by
Call Number: REF 808.02 APA
Publication Date: 2009-07-15
Explains the writing style and paper format that is used by the American Psychological Association, covering ethical and legal standards, ensuring accuracy, protecting rights and welfare of participants, manuscript structure and content, writing clearly and concisely, the mechanics of style, displaying results, crediting sources, reference examples, and the publication process.
APA / Chicago / MLA for the Modern Student by
Call Number: REF 808 YOU
Publication Date: 2010-10-17
This manual is based on the most current versions of every major style guide (Chicago Manual, APA, and MLA) to provide students with a quick reference. Unlike many manuals that merely tell students how to cite books, periodicals and videos this manual takes it a step further and shows how to cite Twitter, Facebook messages, Blog comments, PowerPoint Presentations, and more.
New Oxford Style Manual
Call Number: 808.02 )XF
Publication Date: 2012-11-09
"Updated and revised versions of New Hart's rules and the New Oxford dictionary for writers and editors, both originally published in 2005".
The Elements of Style by
Call Number: 808 STR
Publication Date: 1999-07-23
A manual conveying the principles of plain English style.
MLA 8th Edition
"The list titled "Works Cited" identifies the sources you borrow from - and therefore cite - in the body of your research project"
The Core Elements of a work cited:
2. Title of source.
3. Title of container,
4. Other contributors,
8. Publication date,
Differences between the new MLA 8th edition and the 7th can be found on the UWF Libraries Libguides linked below.
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