Citation formats may vary. The formats used at Marian University are the MLA Handbook and the APA Publication Manual. Ask your professor for the preferred choice. Writing Services, located on the second floor of the Administration Building, provides assistance to students with writing in all disciplines. With sufficient lead time, Writing Services Staff can provide feedback on your draft and help you with documentation.
A print copy of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.), is available at the library Reference Desk. The manual has been reorganized and updated to include guidelines for referencing electronic resources. The APA Website has also been updated to include the following tutorials:
The Basics of APA Style
What’s New in the Sixth Edition
APA Publication Manual, 6th ed., 1st. printing — Corrections (July 2009)
APA Publication Manual, 6th ed., 1st. printing — Corrected Sample Papers
The Chicago Manual of Style, used by history faculty and students, can be borrowed from the library in print.
Excelsior Online Writing Lab (OWL)
- The University of Wisconsin–Madison’s online writing guide provides information on academic/research writing, peer reviews, documentation styles (APA, MLA, Chicago) and grammar as well as letter and application essays.