A guide to how to prepare of formal papers and reports, such as term papers, theses or journal articles. These are available in printed books via the catalog (subject heading: authorship - style manuals) or online via the Web.
A guide which gives the prescribed format for typing footnotes, endnotes, and bibliographies for a specific field of study. In academic libraries, the latest editions of leading style manuals are usually available in the reference section. Examples: Chicago Manual of Style Complete Guide to Citing Government Documents (American Library Association) MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
a guide to preparing a research paper in a particular field of study
a publication that sets forth the rules for composition, including format and manner of citing sources, to be used in a particular discipline or profession or by a particular publisher. OWL 6 has more information on style manuals.
a publication which specifies details of writing style required by a particular publishing house or professional organization, including such matters as punctuation, capitalization, and rules for citing references. See APA STYLE.
Guide which provides formats for typing footnotes and bibliographies. Style manuals are available on the Ready Reference shelf next to the Reference Desk. Examples: MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.
A booklet that includes the particular style to be followed by an organisation in print publications, eg; spelling, typeface, formatting and logos.
A guide to citing sources. It explains what information to include for each source, and shows examples for the bibliography, as well as for the notes or parenthetical references. Researchers in different disciplines tend to prefer specific style manuals. See: Citing Your Research.
A book that tells a writer how to format a paper, with regard to footnotes, bibliographies, pagination, etc. Ask your instructor which style manual you should use.
A book or web page that prescribes how materials used in research should be listed in a bibliography or Works Cited page. The most commonly used style manuals are those from the Modern Language Association (MLA) and the American Psychological Association (APA).
A book that describes how to format a scholarly or research paper. It includes sections on citations, pagination, and bibliographies. Different disciplines (psychology, literature, etc.) use different style manuals. More information is available under "Style Manuals" in the Online Reference Collection.
a book that tells the reader how to format a research paper. Style manuals contain specific guidelines on how to create footnotes, parenthetical references, bibliographies, pagination, etc. Ask your instructor which style manual you are to use. The most commonly used style manuals are the following: The MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
A guide that shows you how to correctly format the information and document sources used in research. Different disciplines use various style manuals. (Unit 8 Giving Credit Where Credit is Due)
A book that tells the reader how to format a paper, with regard to footnotes, bibliographies, pagination, etc. Commonly used style manuals are: A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations (Also called Turabian) MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (Also called APA)
guidelines for the format of written work; usually set by a given discipline. An example is the American Medical Association Manual of Style : a guide for authors and editors.
Handbooks which describe how to set up footnotes and/or bibliographic references and other information about formatting a research paper. Some widely-used style manuals: Turabian; the Publications Manual of the APA (American Psychological Association); the MLA Handbook (Modern Language Association). There are also some style manuals specifically for electronic resources.
a handbook that provides information about manuscript preparation and citation format. Examples include the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.
a work designed to guide authors, editors, and printers in the preparation of formal papers and reports - e.g., term papers, theses or articles.
Special handbooks that illustrate the accepted forms for citing references in bibliographies, footnotes, and endnotes. Some style manuals are for general use. Others are published by professional associations as form guides for articles in journals in that field of knowledge and research.
A set of rules drawn up to ensure that details of capitalization, punctuation and bibliographic citation are in accordance with formal convention. For example, the MLA format.
A style manual is a guide that shows how materials (articles, books, etc.) used in research should be formatted for footnotes or a bibliography. Style manuals that professors may ask you to use include MLA, APA, Chicago, and Turabian.
A guide that provides rules and formats for arranging footnotes, citations, and bibliographies. Various style manuals are available in the Library. The choice of style manual depends on the discipline or subject matter. Departments will provide guidance to students as to which style manual to use for formatting complete citations.
a guide to the formatting, mechanics, grammar and punctuation of formal papers such as term papers, theses, and dissertations. Included are instructions for margins, spacing, headings, treatment of numbers, italics, capitalization, presentation of quotations, citations, bibliographical references and many other issues relating to the general presentation of a scholarly paper. Commonly used styles in higher education include APA, MLA and Chicago or Turabian