Authoritative guidance and examples for MLA, APA, Chicago, ASA, AMA, and IEEE citation styles. Includes advice on how to write and cite in specific disciplines, and best practices for using online citation generators. Hosted by Purdue University.
Contains AP’s rules for abbreviations, capitalization, numerals, punctuation, word usage and other issues regarding language and customs for print, online and broadcast journalists. It also has guides on legal issues, social media and pronunciation. Limited to 25 simultaneous users.
Topics covered include References, In-Text Citations, Bias-Free Language, and Paper Formatting."The style and grammar guidelines pages present information about APA Style as described in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Seventh Edition." - APA Style website
Answers to burning questions about citing obscure resources, and the "but why?" questions about APA style, 7th ed. Also links to 6th edition blog of guidance and tips on citing sources like Tweets, discussion posts, online video clips, websites. The 6th ed. blog also contains guidance on in-text citations and footnotes vs. reference lists.
The Chicago Manual of Style Online includes the popular Chicago Style Q&A, a resource that is fully searchable along with the content of The Chicago Manual of Style. Note: if you have trouble opening this database, try using Private or Incognito mode.
Official source from the MLA itself. Infographic describing common citation elements and their sequence. Includes the essential concept of "containers" necessary for correct citation format, and online template for practicing citation format.