Citing sources? Creating a bibliography? Look to these websites for style instructions and interactive tutorials.
RefWorks -- citation formatting tool that offers MLA and APA styles Busse Library Citation Assistance: APA
APA Style -- guidelines from Busse Library (APA, 6th edition, 2010)
Citing Business Sources in APA Style -- offers models for corporate information sources
Model Paper: Mount Mercy University -- PDF sample paper with cover page, running head, headings, and references list
Advanced APA Formatting: Tables, Figures, Appendices, Tables of Contents -- Busse Library guide. Addresses landscape and portrait orientation issues, as well as creating a table of contents.
In-Text Citation Table -- Busse Library version of APA table that shows how to reference authors and how to create parenthetical (internal) citations
Running-Head Steps -- Procedure for creating APA's required, running head in Office 2007 or Office 2010
APA Formatting and Style: The OWL at Purdue University -- classic resource on citation style (2009 edition)
APA Style: American Psychological Association --select "Learning APA Style" to view free tutorials and for new changes to manual (effective July 2009)
APA Style Blog: APA -- experts answer questions posed about APA Style
Researching in the Social Sciences. From Research and Documentation, Online (5th ed.) by Diana Hacker and Barbara Fister.
Citing Web Sources
"How to Cite Something You Found on a Website in APA Style." By Chelsea Lee. (2010, November 18). APA Style Blog: APA.
"What to Do When Information is Missing." (2010). APA Style Blog: APA.
Reference List: Electronic Sources (Web Publications): OWL: Purdue Online Writing Lab -- sample entries
Model and Sample Papers
APA Manuscript Formatting: The OWL at Purdue University -- sample paper with headings and reference list
Model APA Paper: Mount Mercy University -- sample paper with cover page, running head, headings, and references list
NOTE: APA standards for the cover page require: (1) title of the paper; (2) student name; and (3) name of the institution. Please check with your instructor if further information is needed.
Busse Library Citation Assistance: MLA
MLA Style -- guidelines from Busse Library (MLA, 7th edition, 2009)
MLA Style 2009: The OWL at Purdue University -- reflects MLA changes in the 7th edition (July 2009)
MLA Update 2009: The OWL at Purdue University -- recent changes to style
MLA 2009: Formatting and Style Guide: The OWL at Purdue University -- offers sample papers and references list (works cited page)
MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers -- purchase and register your copy for special site access
Researching in the Humanities. From Research and Documentation, Online (5th ed.) by Diana Hacker and Barbara Fister.
Other Citation Styles
CSE/CBE Style (7th ed., 2006)
CSE/CBE Style: Citing Literature in the Natural and Physical Sciences -- Busse Library Notebook series
Citing Information: CSE/CBE Style: UNC Libraries-- resource from the University of North Carolina
Researching in the Sciences. From Research and Documentation, Online (5th ed.). By Diana Hacker and Barbara Fister.
The Chicago Manual of Style
The Chicago Manual of Style -- guidelines from Busse Library (CMS, 16th ed., 2010)
Chicago Manual of Style: OWL Project: Purdue University -- citation models and guidance