APA Style Guide help

APA

APA Publication Manual, 7th 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

Purdue Owl, 7th Edition APA

 

PennState University Libraries APA Guide:

APA Quick Citation Guide, 7th Edition

 

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 

 

 

Please note: These resources are predominantly for the 7th Edition. Please contact your instructor to determine which version you are expected to use.

MLA Style Guide help

MLA

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

Use for:

  • Language and literature 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

MLA Interactive Practice Template

Examples

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)