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Handouts & Presentations


Citing Sources: APA


For more handouts and information about writing, check out the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL), the Online Writing Center, and Accredited Colleges' Writing Center.

Citing and Using Sources

Different areas of study favor particular ways of citing sources. Your teachers will likely indicate which style of source citation they would like you to use. If they don't, ask!

Using and Citing Sources: The Basics

Quoting and Paraphrasing

American Psychological Association (APA): cites sources by author and date and includes a final References list

Modern Language Association (MLA): cites sources by author and page and includes a final Works Cited list 

Chicago Manual of Style (CMS): cites sources in footnotes and includes a final bibliography

American Medical Association (AMA): cites sources in order by superscript number and includes a final References list.

Applications & Proposals


Cover Letters

Personal Statements

Questions for Scientific Research Proposals


Organization: Papers and Paragraphs

Paragraph Pointers

Grammar & Punctuation

Passive Voice


Dashes, Colons, & Semicolons

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Understanding Prepositions

Choosing Articles