Tips for compiling your bibliographies and footnotes
In our print Reference Collection
You'll find copies of the current edition of all of the major style manuals at the Library Front Desk. These books are all available for 2-hour checkout, in-library use only.
Publication Manual of The American Psychological Association
Turabian, Kate. A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers
The Chicago Manual of Style
MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers
Cite it Right: the SourceAid Guide to Citation, Research, and Avoiding Plagiarism
Keys for Writers
The website of the American Psychological Association has a basic guide to APA style.
Originally a Carnegie Mellon University student project, BibMe creates citations in MLA, APA, Chicago or Turabian style and has good citation guides for each of these formats. Users who sign up for a free account can create and save bibliographies.
An excellent web guide from Duke University Libraries with clear and simple examples of citations in all of the major styles.
The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)
Formatting and style guides for MLA and APA.
An open source citation management tool.