Citation Guides and Writer's Resources
Check with the instructor who will be grading the paper to learn required citation styles.
Consider using the Zotero citation tool to keep track of your references or citations in your research.
Citing sources with both APA And MLA Styles
From the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Elton S. Karrmann Library
What Citation Style Do I Need to Use?
Often your instructor will tell you what citation style he or she wants you to use, such as APA or MLA styles. Otherwise, different disciplines have unique styles that are preferred.
Purdue University's Online Writing Lab (OWL) offers a website with a list of citation styles by discipline, as well as a discussion of different styles.
Citing with APA (American Psychological Association) Style
- APA Documentation Guide from the Writer's Handbook the University of Wisconsin-Madison
- APA Style Help from the Association
- Using American Psychological Association (APA) Format from the Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)
- Video Tutorial by the Texas A&M University and Media Matrix on citing with APA Style: http://mediamatrix.tamu.edu/streams/464040/APA_ONLINE
Citing with MLA (Modern Language Association) Style
- MLA Documentation Guide from the Writer's Handbook from the University of Wisconsin-Madison
- MLA Association home page
- Using Modern Language Association (MLA) Format from the Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)
Citing with Chicago Style
- Writer's Handbook from the University of Wisconsin-Madison
- The Chicago Manual of Style from the University of Chicago
Citing Government Resources
- Citing Government Information Sources Using MLA (Modern Language Association) Style from the University of Nevada, Reno
- Citing Government Sources with APA Style from Washington and Lee University
Copyright and Plagiarism Prevention
- General Copyright guidelines for UW-Platteville
- Plagiarism Prevention from UW-Platteville's Karrmann Library
Grammar and Style
- Strunk's Elements of Style (1918)
- Guide to Grammar and Writing from Capital Community College, Hartford Connecticut
- Evaluating Web Resources by the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Elton S. Karrmann Library
- "Scholarly Publications: A Guide to the Differences Between Publications" from Paul J. Gutman Library at Philadelphia University.