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A collection of helpful websites on writing research papers and creating citations in various formats, including APA and MLA.
NOTE: as of April 2009, the 7th edition of the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers is in effect. For a summary of the changes, visit MLA Update 2009 from the Online Writing Lab at Purdue University. Sites that did not provide updated MLA information at the time this page was last updated are identified on the list below:
American Psychological Association Style
Focuses on citing electronic sources.
APA Citation Style: Examples for Nursing Students (and others!)
From the College of St.Benedict/St. John's University.
APA, MLA, Turabian, and Chicago Citation Styles
From Long Island University. (Note: as of 7/27/09, this guide does not reflect 2009 changes to MLA Style)
APA Reference Style Guide
From Northern Michigan University
An interactive Web tool that automatically generates citations in MLA and APA formats after the user types the relevant information. Hint: students are strongly encouraged to consult the latest MLA or APA handbook to ensure that the citations generated are complete and correct.
Practice creating MLA and APA citations; from Northern Virginia Community College Libraries.
Citing References in Your Paper
From the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Writing Center. Includes APSA, APA Chicago/Turabian, CSE, and MLA. Also includes a helpful section on quoting and paraphrasing sources. (Note: as of 7/27/09, this guide doees not reflect 2009 changes to MLA Style)
Citing Sources -- from the Duke University Libraries.
Citing Your Sources
Provides style guide handouts (PDF) for APA and MLA styles, from the University of California Berkeley Library. (Note: as of 7/27/09, this guide doees not reflect 2009 changes to MLA Style)
Library of Congress: Using Primary Sources
Designed for teachers, but has good information for everyone on finding and using primary sources in the digital collections of the Library of Congress, and citing them in Chicago and MLA styles. (Note: as of 7/27/09, this guide doees not reflect 2009 changes to MLA Style)
MLA Style: Selected Citation Guide
From Cabrillo College Library. Includes citation examples for books, articles (both print and electronic), encyclopedias and dictionaries, web sites and web pages.
ONLINE! Citation Styles
Includes APA, MLA, Chicago, and CSE styles. From Bedford/St. Martin's. (Note: as of 7/27/09, this guide doees not reflect 2009 changes to MLA Style)
OWL: Handouts: Research and Documenting Sources
From Purdue University Online Writing Lab, a wealth of information on doing research and documenting sources.
Research and Documentation Online
Includes guidelines for documenting print and online sources (APA, MLA, Chicago, and CSE) as well as sample papers with annotations. Based on the book Research and Documentation in the Electronic Age, by Diana Hacker. (Note: as of 7/27/09, this guide doees not reflect 2009 changes to MLA Style)