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Citation Help--APA, MLA , SBL, AMS, ACS, and CSE Styles
This guide explains what citations are and why they're necessary, providing tools and examples for citing sources properly in APA, MLA, SBL, and AMS styles. It also provides access to resources explaining plagiarism and how to avoid it.
This citation building tool allows you to choose among several formats of resources, both print and nonprint, then type in the appropriate information, and create a citation formatted in APA, MLA and Chicago styles.
This practice template (tutorial) from the official "MLA Style Center" walks you through how to create MLA citations in the new 8th edition style for several types of information sources, with examples include. Click the blue "Get started" button on the bottom right to begin the tutorial.
Click on specific examples for in-text and reference list citations from the left sidebar. Or scroll down on the left to see the MLA General Format link, which explains formatting guidelines for the paper itself (e.g., 12 pt. font, double-spaced text, margins of 1 inch, etc.). Also, in the main body of text on the right, there are links to OWL's MLA Vidcast Series and Purdue OWL YouTube Channel.
Help with Formatting Word 2016 Documents To Accommodate Different Page Numbering Formats
This guide, adapted from Word 2016's own Help tool, shows you how to divide your Word 2016 document into different "sections," which allows you to treat headers and page numbers differently for each section (such as Roman numerals i, ii, and iii in one section and Arabic numerals 4, 5, and 6 in another).