Physical Citation Resources
The following books provide guidance on preparing research paper citations.
- MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers
CALL NUMBER: 808.027 M685W 2009 -- On Reserve, Reference and Circulating Shelves
- The Chicago Manual of Style
CALL NUMBER: 808.0270973 C532 -- Reference
Chapter 15 includes covers citing online databases
- The Columbia Guide to Online Style
CALL NUMBER: 808.027 W181c – On Reserve and Reference
Internet Citation Resources
The below links provide guidance on writing research papers and preparing citations.
|The Source||Created for OCC students by Professor David Bordelon, featuring examples of APA and MLA citations for dozens of sources.|
|The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)||In addition to providing citation information for both MLA and APA formats, this resource covers grammar and the basics of writing a research paper.|
|APA Style for Electronic Resources||Most up-to-date resource for APA guidelines on electronic resources like websites and emails|
|Landmark's Citation Machine||Generates citations for you in APA and MLA formats. Warning: this machine will not check spelling, capitalization, etc.|
|NoodleBib Express||A popular citation generator for simple citations in APA, MLA and Chicago styles. Be sure to select NoodleBib Express from the website's choices. (This is Noodle Tools' free service.)|