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Style guides provide information on writing and publication in various disciplines, including how to format your papers and cite sources.
Use the tabs above for information on the APA, MLA, Chicago & Turabian styles, as well as information on using images and avoiding plagiarism.
As a first-year student you may have received a copy of the following book which is a fantastic source of information about academic writing. We also have 2 copies of this manual for in-library use.
Zotero Citation Manager
Zotero is a helpful citation and bibliography manager. It helps with:
- Organizing your sources
- Keeping track of sources
- Creating references (a bibliography) for sources
- Creating citations (in the text) of sources
Read an overview of Zotero's features and capabilities.
Quick and easy citations - no downloading necessary!
Writing & Grammar Guides on the Web
OWL at Purdue
Lots of writing examples and help. ***Please note that there is a link to a citation generator on this page that is not free or recommended.
Materials for First-Year Writers
From the Dartmouth Institute for Writing & Rhetoric.
Bartleby.com - Usage
Links to "Elements of Style" online and "the King's English" online- two grammar guides.
University of Richmond writing center- lots of help here.
Academic Support Center
Located on the second level of the Library, the ASC can assist you with writing your paper. Contact them at x7071.
Hours of Operation:
- Monday-Thursday: 8:30am - 10:00pm
- Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
- Sunday: 6:00pm - 10:00pm