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ASA Style: Preferred Style Guide for this Seminar
ASA Style Guide by
Call Number: Reference Desk PN203 .A54 2014
Publication Date: 2014
"The ASA Style Guide highlights and features guidelines for the most common situations encountered by authors and editors in the ASA journal publication process. It is designed to serve as the authoritative reference for writing, submitting, editing, and copy editing manuscripts for ASA journals"
Other citation styles are available. Here are some common ones:
MLA Handbook by
Call Number: Reference Desk LB2369 .G53 2016
Publication Date: 2016-04-01
Offical Style manual and citation manual of the Modern Language Association, used extensively by writers and professors in the literature, writing and arts areas
[Turabian] A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations: by
Call Number: Reference Desk LB2369 .T8 2013
Publication Date: 2013
This is the Turabian manual, which presents a simplified version of the Chicago manual of style.
Chicago Manual of Style
Full text of the University of Chicago Manual of Style, 17th edition, along with Q&A, tools, and Quick Citation Guide.
Purdue OWL: Research and Citation Resources
"These OWL resources will help you use the research you have conducted in your documents. This area includes material on quoting and paraphrasing your research sources, as well as material on how to avoid plagiarism."
There are a number of different programs that will help you collect, manage and format the citation information for your research resources. The following are free ones the library is currently supporting:
Endnote Online / Endnote Web
Free online version of classic citation manager software to help manage your bibliographic needs, inlcuding organizing sources and citations by project, sharing citations for group work, and for "citing while you write", i.e. inserting citations into papers while writing.
You'll need to sign up for EndnoteWeb and install the Cite-While-You-Write tool.
Instructions for Drew users: http://www.drew.edu/library/research/endnote-basic
Zotero is a free citation management program with an online storage component. It can be downloaded from zotero.org
You'll want to sign up for a zotero.org account to save your references, and install the helper apps for your browser and Word.
Notes for Drew users: https://uknow.drew.edu/confluence/x/Z46RAw
EasyBib is an ad-supported citation formatting tool. Drew Library has a coupon code to allow Drew students to sign up for an account and create projects saving their citations. Best for short papers and uncomplicated citations. Also includes tips for evaluating sources and analyzing your bibliography.
You'll need to create an account and enter Drew's coupon code
Questions? Need Help? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Drew University Library, http://www.drew.edu/library