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Multcolib Research Picks: Writing style guides

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers
MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (Book - 2009 ) 808.027 M685h 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:The basic MLA style guide, great for high school and undergraduate students.

MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing
MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing (Book - 2008 ) 808.027 M685 2008 Available in some locations

Annotation:The MLA style guide geared toward graduate students, writers and researchers in the humanities.

The Chicago Manual of Style
The Chicago Manual of Style (Book - 2010 ) 808.027 C532 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Chicago style is used in editing and publishing as well as academia.

A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations
A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations Chicago Style for Students and Researchers By Turabian, Kate L. (Book - 2013 ) 808.066378 T929m 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:Turabian style, based on Chicago style, guides undergraduate and graduate student writing, but perhaps more for coursework than for publication.

Concise Rules of APA Style
Concise Rules of APA Style (Book - 2010 ) 808.06615 C744 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:APA style is often used by students and researchers in the social and behavioral sciences, particularly above the undergraduate level and for published work.

The Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law
The Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law (Book - 2000- ) 808.066 S938 Available in some locations

Annotation:The standard guide used by newspapers and the news industry in the United States.

The Gregg Reference Manual
The Gregg Reference Manual A Manual of Style, Grammar, Usage, and Formatting By Sabin, William A. (Book - 2005 ) 808.042 S116g 2005 Available in some locations

Annotation:This is the major style guide for business, both for professionals and students.

The Elements of Legal Style
The Elements of Legal Style By Garner, Bryan A. (Book - 2002 ) 808.066 G234e 2002 Available in some locations

Annotation:What legal writers need to know, including mechanics, word choice, structure, and rhetoric, as well as all the special conventions that legal writers should follow.

Legal Writing Citation in A Nutshell
Legal Writing Citation in A Nutshell By Teply, Larry L. (Book - 2008 ) 349.73072 T3148L 2008 Available in some locations

Annotation:Discusses the basis of forms and systems of legal citation, then illustrates the rules of The Bluebook and the ALWD Citation Manual for citing cases, statutes, and all other major legal sources.

The Yahoo! Style Guide
The Yahoo! Style Guide The Ultimate Sourcebook for Writing, Editing, and Creating Content for the Web By Barr, Chris (Book - 2010 ) 006.7 B2681y 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:A style guide for writing for the web, from general writing advice to tips for optimizing your site for search engines.

A Writer's Reference
A Writer's Reference By Hacker, Diana (Book - 2011 ) 428.2 H118w 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Extensive advice about grammar and academic writing style, in addition to citation guides for MLA, APA, and Chicago style.

Cite Right
Cite Right A Quick Guide to Citation Styles--MLA, APA, Chicago, the Sciences, Professions, and More By Lipson, Charles (Book - 2011 ) 808.027 L7675c 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:This book focuses on citations, including many citation styles for specific professions.

Annotation:Purdue University's Online Writing Lab (OWL) is a free online guide to writing and research citation, fabulous especially for academic work.

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This list contains authoritative resources for writing style and citation, both for academic and professional writing. - Phoebe W.


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