Style Guides for Research Papers
This page provides useful resources for understanding APA, Chicago, and MLA style formats. A number of software and web-based tools exist to both manage your bibliographies and streamline the process of citing sources.
Quick Ways to Create Citations
- EasyBib MLA (Fee required for APA, Chicago & Turabian.)
- Style Wizard APA
- NoodleTools Express APA, Chicago, MLA (No login required to create one citation at a time.)
- Citation Machine MLA, Chicago, Turabian. NOT recommended for APA parenthetical style involving multiple authors.
Complete Style Guides & Tutorials
- Online Writing Lab at Purdue University APA, Chicago, MLA
- Citation Fox APA
- The Chicago Manual of Style Online Chicago, MLA
- The Basics of APA Style Tutorial APA
- Research and Documentation Online (Hacker & Fister) APA, Chicago, CSE, MLA
- Complete MLA, APA, Chicago, and Turabian style guides are available at the Library & Research Services Desk in the Knowledge Center.