James H. Thomason Library

Citing Resources

Numerous style guides are available for documenting papers written for classes at Presbyterian College. Usually the professor or department will require a particular style. The Ready Reference (RR) shelf at the Reference Desk has print copies of several manuals.

PC Writing Center.

    The Writing Center staff can provide assistance in citing sources.  Refer to the  

    Writing Center's web page for information on hours, scheduling an appointment,  

    and more.   Sample citations are provided on their Citing Sources page as well as

    the Guides to Writing at Presbyterian College page.



  • The Chicago Manual of Style Online

  Purdue OWL- Research & Citation Sources [MLA, APA, Chicago, ASA]



  • The ACS Style Guide, 3rd edition, ACS, 2006.

     Main Level, Ready Reference Shelf 808.06654  A1A

  • ASA Style Guide, American Sociological Association, 2007.
     Main Level, Ready Reference Shelf: RR 808.0663 Am35A 

  • The Chicago Manual of Style. 16th. ed. The University of Chicago Press, 2010.

      Main Level, Ready Reference Shelf and Reference:  R 808.027 C432C  

    For the eBook version, use link under Online Access to Style Guides.

  • MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. 7th ed. Modern Language   

     Association, 2009.   

     Main Level, Ready Reference Shelf and
R 808.02 M72M [2 copies]

  • Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association

     American Psychological Association, 6th edition, 2010.
     Main Level, Ready Reference: RR 808.06615 P96P [at Reference Desk]

     Main Level, Reference: R 808.06615 P96P

  • Scientific Style and Format: The CSE Manual for Authors, Editors, &    

    Publishers. Council of Science Editors, 7th edition, 2006.        
     Main Level, Reference: R 808.066 Sci27S




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