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MLA references list examples
APA references list examples
Chicago Manual of Style
Citing Lexis-Nexis articles
Citing the World Wide Web and Electronic Documents
Citing motion pictures
Citing Government Information (MLA Style)
Citing Government Documents (MLA & APA Style)

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MLA Style (Modern Language Association)

MLA Style is the writing format and citation style developed by the Modern Language Association. This is the format most widely used for research papers in the humanities.
Gibaldi, Joseph MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers SAWYER & SCHOW REF LB2369 .G53 1999 for undergraduate writers; chapter 4 covers documentation

Gibaldi, Joseph. The MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing SAWYER REF PN147 .G444 1998 for graduate students and scholarly writers

Williams College Library Documenting your sources – MLA Style reference list examples A brief guide giving some common examples for print sources

Frequently Asked Questions about MLA Style advice from the Modern Language Association of America; covers some aspects of citing electronic sources

APA Style (American Psychological Association)

APA Style was developed by the American Psychological Association and is widely used by writers and students in psychology and social sciences.
American Psychological Association Publication manual of the American Psychological Association SAWYER & SCHOW REF BF76.7 .P83 2001 the definitive guide for writers and students in psychology and other social sciences

APA Style – electronic references
e-citation style from the latest (2001) edition of the Publication Manual

Williams College Library Documenting your sources – Chicago Manual of Style reference list examples a brief guide giving some common examples for print sources
Sample Paper: Chicago-Style based on guidelines set forth in The Chicago Manual of Style, 14th ed.; from Bedford/St. Martin’s Publishing, a college publisher specializing in the humanities.

Using Chicago Style to cite and document internet sources from Bedford/St. Martin’s Publishing, a college publisher specializing in the humanities

Portals to Philosophy on the Web

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Online Encyclopedias of Philosophy

Indexes of Sites Dedicated to Philosophers

Selected Sites Dedicated to Philosophers

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