Resources for Successful Research Papers
Online Style Manuals
Properly citing sources is the key to avoiding plagiarism. Your professor will dictate the appropriate style guidelines/manual that you should use to format your paper, footnotes, and bibliography. It may be APA (American Psychological Association), MLA (Modern Language Association), Chicago/Turabian, APSA (American Political Science Association), CSE (Council of Science Editors), or ACS (American Chemical Society). These websites show you how to use different styles.
Print Style Manuals
These manuals are available for two-hour checkout at the circulation desk: