13 September 2012

New e-Resource - The Chicago Manual of Style Online

Baffled by bibliographies? Confused by citations? - not sure how to create them for your essays, or cite references that you've used?  

Help is at hand - you now have access to The Chicago Manual of Style Online.

This provides authoritative guidance on citing sources, reference formats, grammar and usage, and on how to deal with punctuation, names, numbers, tables, quotations, dialogue, spelling, abbreviations, etc.

It includes tips for citing e-books, blogs, podcasts, and other online and digital sources, and covers writing for many kinds of papers and publications.
A Citation Quick Guide gives clear examples of how to use Chicago-style citation, and questions are answered in a popular Q&A. 

 Remember to check your student Handbook or with your tutor to be sure that you're following the style required by your School.   

Different disciplines use different referencing styles and there are other commonly used styles such as Harvard, APA, MLA, Vancouver, etc.

More information about citing references and reference management software.

Academic Liaison colleagues will be very pleased to help, if you need any assistance.

NB: If you plan to publish, you must follow the style of the journal you are writing for.

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