Print resources are available in the Knowledge Commons (Level 2) of the Marriott Library
Many instructors require students to create citations for a bibliographies and to write and format a paper according to a particular style. The most popular style guides are APA, Chicago, and MLA style. Other style guides include:
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (Print)
Several APA style manuals are available at the Knowledge Commons Desk to check out for one week. One copy is only available for use in the library.
Although the complete APA style manual is not available online, many organizations and idividuals have created Web sites with helpful information about the APA style. Below are several of the best. Note that the third and the last links include a sample paper in APA style.
MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (Print edition in the Marriott Library)
MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing (Print edition in the Marriott Library)
Although the complete MLA style manual is not available online, many organizations and idividuals have created Web sites with helpful information about the MLA style. Below are several of the best. Note that the third links include a sample paper in MLA style
EndNote, EndNote Basic, and Zotero are bibliographic management programs that help you manage, store, and organize references.
EndNote remains the favored, time-saving solution for organizing references and creating instant bibliographies.
EndNote Basic (formerly known as EndNote Web) is free for U of U students, staff, and faculty.
NoodleTools is free for U of U students, staff, and faculty.
Zotero (Standalone and Firefox plug-in)
|These books are available in the
Knowledge Commons (Level 2)
|Oxford English Dictionary
PE 1625. O87
American Heritage College
Dictionary PE 1628 .A6227
Oxford American Thesaurus
of Current English
|Webster's New World Dictionary
and Thesaurus PE 1628 .W56314
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations
(17th edition) PN 6081. B27 2002
|The OWL at Purdue|
|Harvard College Writing Center|
Elements of Style (1918)
(4th Edition) PE 1408. S772 2000
|Norton Field Guide to Writing|
|Style: The Basics of Clarity
and Grace PE 1421. W5455
Academic Writing for Graduate
Students PE 1408. S7836 2004
|University Writing Center|