APA Style Guide help

APA

APA Publication Manual, 6th Ed.
(American Psychological Association)

Use this style guide for:

  • Psychology, Sociology, Political Science
  • NLC Science courses
  • NLC Nursing and Allied Health courses

 

APA help from Purdue University Online Writing Lab. Links to citations, format, and sample paper:
Purdue OWL - APA guide

 

PennState University Libraries APA Guide:

APA Quick Citation Guide

 

University of Alberta's APA citation guide provides examples of citations for various sources:
U of A APA citations chart

 

Beginner tutorial provided by the American Psychological Association, publishers of the APA Publication Manual:
Basics of APA style online tutorial

 

Examples 

 

APA 6 video tutorials

Video from NLC Tutor Services (Requires Office 365 login using your NLC College ID and Password):

MLA Style Guide help

MLA

MLA Handbook, 8th Ed.
(Modern Languages Association)

Use for:

  • Language and literagure courses
  • NLC Business courses

 

MLA Style Center link for formatting elements such as margins, typefaces, page numbers, etc.:
Formatting an MLA paper

Basic MLA help site from Modern Language Association, the author/publisher of the MLA Style Guide:
MLA Style Center website

MLA help from Purdue University Online Writing Lab. Links to citations, format, and sample paper:
Purdue OWL - MLA guide

University of Alberta's MLA citation guide provides examples of citations for various source types:
U of A MLA citation guide

 

Examples

MLA 8 video tutorials
Chicago (16) Style Guide help

CMS

Chicago Manual of Style, 16th Ed.
(University of Chicago)

Use for:

  • NLC History courses

Chicago 16 help from Purdue University Online Writing Lab. Links to citations, format, and sample paper:
Purdue OWL - Chicago 16

University of Alberta's Chicago 16 citation guide provides examples of citations for various source types:
U of A Chicago 17 citation chart

Chicago (17) Style Guide help

CMS

Chicago Manual of Style, 17th Ed.
(University of Chicago)

Use for:

  • NLC History courses

University of Alberta's Chicago 17 citation guide provides examples of citations for various source types:
U of A Chicago 17 citation chart (author/date)

Basics of Chicago Manual of Style (17) from the CMS website:
Chicago Manual of Style Quick Guide (author/date)