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Citation Methods

PowerPoints and PDF's written by the staff of the Writing Center & edited by Michael Frizell, Director, 2010.

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Citation and Style Guides (Library guide containing information on APA, Chicago, MLA, Turabian, and Others).

Basic Paper Formatting

Formatting & Page #'s in Word

Sample APA Paper in Word

Sample MLA Format Paper in Word

AP - Associated Press

AP 2009

AMA - American Medical Association

AMA (10th Edition)

AMA 10th Edition Online Version

Other Resources

APA - American Psychological Association

APA (6th Edition) (Latest edition)

APA Cheat Sheet - (6th Edition)

APA 6th Edition Part II - (Advanced)

Format Example (A basic format example of 6th)

ASR - American Sociological Review

ASR Cheat Sheet


Chicago Style

Chicago Style (pdf format)

Quick Guide (Chicago Style Online)

Turabian Style Guide (University of Chicago Press)

IEEE -  Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 

IEEE Editorial Style

IEEE Style Guide from Univ. of Pittsburg

IEEE Website

MLA - Modern Language Association (7th Edition)

MLA 7th Edition

MLA 7th Edition Cheat Sheet

MLA - Modern Language Association (8th Edition)

MLA 8th Edition - an interactive site courtesy of Saginaw Valley State University

MLA Style Center (Official Site)

Western Governors University - courtesy of Barbara Kelley and her students at Colonial Academy

MLA 8th Edition – Web-based Resource - from Saginaw Valley State University's Writing Center


General Information - Writing

Assistance with Statistical Information

The RStats (Research, Statistical Traing, and Technical Support) Institute offers free assistance writers seeking help with research design, statistical analysis, and manuscript preparation of statistical materials.

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Writing & Study Skills Presentations

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