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Citations & Style Guides: Citation Styles

Tips and tools to help you credit your sources and use information legally and ethically.

APA Style

APA Style Guidelines & Examples - NAIT Library  (PDF)

Print Manual:   Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association   808.027 P976 2010

Online Help:

APA Style Guidelines & Examples With Colour - NAIT Library (PDF that uses colour to demonstrate the relationship between in-text citations and reference list citations)

APA Style Guide to Electronic Reference (Official APA guide specifically for online resources)

APA Style Blog  (Official blog for APA. Use the search function for specific questions.)

APA Formatting and Style Guide (Purdue Owl Online Writing Lab)

Getting Started with APA Citation Style (University of British Columbia)

Referencing Tool (Griffith University)
Includes in-text citations.

Basics of APA Style Tutorial  (American Psychological Association)

Practice:

Practice your APA skills with these two interactive activities: 

IEEE Style

Official IEEE Citation Reference (PDF)
7 page PDF put out by the IEEE organization, which describes citation standards for a variety of different resources.

Print Manual:  A Guide to Writing as an Engineer by David Beer & David McMurrey  808.0666 B415 2009

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Documenting Sources: IEEE Format (University of Calgary, PDF)

Citation Guide - IEEE Style (University of Manitoba, PDF)

6 page PDF that describes in-text and reference list entries, with examples. Extensive, easy to use, very useful.

IEEE Referencing Guide (McQuade Library, Merrimack College in North Andover, MA)
This library guide demonstrates how to format reference list entries. Also includes links to other helpful resources.

IEEE Style Guide (Murdoch University in Perth, Western Australia)
This library guide demonstrates how to format in-text citations, reference list entries and provides a sample reference list.

MLA Style

MLA Style Guidelines & Examples - NAIT Library (PDF)

Print Manual:    MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers   808.027 M685 2009

Online Help:

 MLA Citation Examples (University of Maryland University College)
Includes in-text citations.

MLA Documentation Style for "Works Cited" (LaGuardia Community College)
Includes in-text citations.

Referencing Tool (Griffith University)
Includes in-text citations.

In-Text Citations:

MLA Formatting and Style Guide: In-Text Citations - the Basics

CSE Style

CSE Style Guidelines & Examples - NAIT Library (PDF)

Print Manual:   Scientific Style and Format: The CSE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers  808.027 S416 2006

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