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Frequently Used

The is a Writing Center favorite with user friendly guides for every citation style and tips on grammar and writing mechanics.

Common Citation Styles

  • Modern Languages Association (MLA) Style: Important: MLA Style has recently been updated. The newer edition is the 8th edition. Please pay close attention to the edition of MLA required by your professor.
    • (8th edition)
    • (8th edition)
  • American Psychological Association (APA) Style:
  • Chicago Style:
  • Turabian Style: (a version of Chicago style for student writers)

Other Citation Styles

  • American Medical Association (AMA) Style:
  • American Sociological Association (ASA) Style:
  • Bluebook Legal Citation:
  • Council of Science Editors (CSE) Style:

Composition and Writing in the Disciplines

Integrating Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism

Technical Tools

  • Turnitin: is required by some professors to check for plagiarism.
  • Capstone Guides:
    • BALA Capstone information is forthcoming