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Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association 7th ed.

The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Seventh Edition is the official source for APA Style. Known for its authoritative, easy-to-use reference and citation system, the Publication Manual also offers guidance on choosing the headings, tables, figures, language, and tone that will result in powerful, concise, and elegant scholarly communication. It guides users through the scholarly writing process-from the ethics of authorship to reporting research through publication.

MLA Handbook. 9th ed.

The ninth edition builds on the MLA's unique approach to documenting sources using a template of core elements--facts, common to most sources, like author, title, and publication date--that allows writers to cite any type of work, from books, e-books, and journal articles in databases to song lyrics, online images, social media posts, dissertations, and more. With this focus on source evaluation as the cornerstone of citation, MLA style promotes the skills of information and digital literacy so crucial today.

The Chicago Manual of Style. 17th ed.

The current printed edition.

The College Student's Guide to Writing A Great Research Paper : 101 Easy Tips & Tricks to Make Your Work Stand Out

It’s the evening before your research paper is due, and you’re staring at a big, empty white word document waiting to be filled on your computer screen. The clock is ticking. And you’re panicking. Sound familiar? It’s a scenario that all college students face, and with it comes stress, dread, pessimism, and, of course, writer’s block. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, four out of five students are not proficient writers. But if you need inspiration and motivation for writing your next paper, The College Student’s Guide to Writing A Great Research Paper can be the catalyst you need to get started and finish with an original, fresh paper — one that is chock-full of extensive vocabulary, smooth transitions, and concise details that teachers won’t want to lay a red pen on. ---Click on the image for more

APA Guidelines

Rules of punctuation, reference citation, structure, and format for these commonly used guidelines. Different guidelines will be used depending on the subject area or the professor or teacher. Having a quick reference handy can speed up the writing and editing process allowing the writer to focus on the quality of the paper rather than the structure. Suggested uses: o Students – Handy reference while writing papers, collect the set of guides you need for your classes to easily switch between styles o Professors/Teachers – Keep handy while writing for academic journals in your subject area.

Concise APA Handbook

Most students struggle with learning how to find references, use them effectively, and cite them appropriately in a required format. One of the most common formats is that of APA. The authors all teach at the same university, where their current off the-shelf reference book, while helpful, is filled with a lot of extra information that they do not use and contains missing or incorrect information. The cost of this book also continues to rise. In a search for something else to meet their needs, they discovered that there are no concise guides that deal with APA only that are cost-effective or user-friendly for students who are not familiar with using references and formatting an essay in the APA format. ---Click the image to read more

Everything You Need to Know About MLA Citations

This book is a complete reference guide for MLA (Modern Language Association) citations and formatting. It includes a general overview of MLA citations, including formatting, parenthetical or in-text citations, footnotes, and everything you need to know about works cited pages all in accordance with the most current guidelines issued in the 7th edition of the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. This eBook also presents examples of commonly used citations in research. This book is ideal for students and researchers in the areas of humanities and liberal arts. MLA citations are introduced as early as junior high and used often up through post-graduate writing, yet they continue to be an area of confusion and difficulty. While the formatting changes as the Modern Language Association updates its handbook, a firm grasp of MLA guidelines and citations is essential for scholars of all ages.

Grammarly Student Blog

Learn more tips and tricks on writing, formatting, and finding resources on the Grammarly Student Blog!

Covering various topics, getting more information on what different literary terms are, the best ways in how to use them, and some examples to continue their teachings.