Cite Sources

APA Citation Guides

  • APA Style  (from Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL))
    A quick guide to citing resources based on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed. (Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2009).

  • Publication manual of the American Psychological Association
    REF BF76.7 P83

Chicago Citation Guides

  • Chicago Manual of Style
    Citation guide.  American English style, grammar and punctuation with prescribed writing and citation styles. 

  • Chicago Style Citation Quick Guide
    Citation examples from the Chicago Style website

  • The Chicago Manual of Style
    REF Z 253.U69
    Print version of style used by the History Department at Saint Michael's College.
  • Turabian Quick Guide

    Kate L. Turabian's A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Eighth Edition: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers
    REF LB2369 .T8 2013

MLA Citation Guides

  • MLA Documentation (from Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL))
    A quick guide to citing resources based on the new MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers 7th ed. (Modern Language Association 2009)

  • EasyBib

  • MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers
    REF LB2369.G53

Biology

CSE Style Guide (Council of Scientific Editors)

Short Guide to Writing About Biology / Jan A. Pechenik
REF QH304 .P43 2013

Chemistry

ACS Style Guide (Williams College)

ACS Style Guide
REF QD8.5 .A25 2006

RefWorks

RefWorks allows you to import references from online databases, organize your references into folders, and then create bibliographies.  You can select from a variety of style forms (eg APA, MLA).  RefWorks is free to the SMC community and available from any computer with Internet access.

See Introducing RefWorks handout (.pdf)

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