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Writing, Citation, and Style Guides

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Citation Guides

APA Style Guide
From Purdue University, a guide to the American Psychological Association's publication format.

APA Style Help
From the American Psychological Association (APA).

APA Style Tutorial
A 20-minute video tutorial from the APA.


Citing Internet Resources

NoodleTools free tools
Citation helper for MLA, APA, and Chicago styles, and knowledge base of advice about how to cite a source.

Citing Your Sources
From UC Berkeley Teaching Library. Includes printable style examples for APA, MLA, Chicago, and Turabian styles.


Grammar & Usage

Guide to Grammar
A well-organized website created by an English professor for his classes. With an archive of previously asked questions, and interactive quizzes to test your knowledge.

Writer Resources
From the University of Illinois Writers Workshop. The resources are organized into Handbooks covering grammar, citation styles, and writing techniques. Also has links to ESL resources.

Online Resources for Writers
This large collection of useful grammar and style information is part of the online instructional materials used in the Purdue University OWL (On-line Writing Lab) progam.


Style Guides

The Elements of Style
The Strunk & White classic, from Project Bartleby.

How Users Read on the Web
A concise outline based on usability testing of how readers respond to writing style on web pages, with tips to improve usability.