Answered By: Rebecca Sedam
Last Updated: Dec 04, 2017     Views: 91

Some of the following information focuses on the format of citations.  Some formatting and style information applies to the entire essay.

Online Guide to Using MLA Style

    MLA Formatting and Style Guide (Purdue Online Writing Lab)
Online Guide to Using APA Style

    APA Formatting and Style Guide (Purdue Online Writing Lab)

Online Guides to Using Chicago Style

    Chicago Manual of Style Online (fee-based, some features free)
    Chicago Manual of Style 16th Edition (Purdue OWL)


The NoodleTools citation tool is free to Oakton Community College students. Login on either Oakton campus and register to create a username and password. Do this once and you can then access your NoodleTools account from any computer anywhere. For more details, please read the Cite It Right!: NoodleTools page.


MLA, APA, and Chicago Style manuals are available in the Library at the Reference Desk on each campus. 

For additional information about citation styles, consult the Oakton Library's Cite It Right! research guide.

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