Style & Citation Guides
Guides & Manuals
Provides the American Psychological Association editorial style adopted by the social and behavioral sciences. Includes section on citing electronic source materials.
Chicago Manual of Style Online
The online version of this well-known resource is completely searchable, thereby helping you to find quick answers to your style and editing questions.
Citing Sources (Duke University)
This excellent resource allows you to select the type of material you need to cite (article, book, etc.) and then provides you with a table showing how to cite in in all the major citation styles.
Harvard Guide to Using Sources
From Harvard's Expository Writing Program, this booklet helps students to locate, evaluate, integrate, and cite sources.
MLA Citation Style
Provides examples of citations for journal articles available in online full-text databases.
Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)
Detailed information on formatting papers, including in-text citations, footnotes and endnotes, works cited pages and more.
The Elements of Style
A classic reference source by William Strunk Jr. . " ... it gives the principal requirements of plain English style and concentrates on the rules of usage and principles of composition most commonly violated."
Writing Resources - HKS Communications Program
A guide put together by the communications program that collects links on citations; developing your argument; editing; style; plagiarism and more.