style guide Links


The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue offers extensive and detailed descriptions and examples for APA and MLA documentary styles: 

OWL  APA guide Sixth Edition:      


OWL  MLA guide:


OWL Chicago Manual of Style guide:


Go to the APA's website for information about the new Sixth Edition of the Publication Manual:


School of Religion Online Turabian Digest


Go to UW-Madison for a user-friendly access to descriptions and examples of MLA, APA, Turabian and more.         



George Mason is another helpful site that offers descriptions and examples of documentation styles.  It also provides tips for avoiding plagiarism and helpful virtual references (online thesaurus, encyclopedia, dictionaries and more).  Click on the link below and go to "Research and Documenting Sources" for their style guides.


Here is an easy guide for MLA from our own Dr. Michael:

MLA Style Explanation