Answered By: Rebecca Sedam
Last Updated: Mar 24, 2020     Views: 133

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 17th Edition (Purdue OWL)


NoodleTools

The NoodleTools citation tool is free to Oakton Community College students. For more details, please read the Cite It Right!: NoodleTools page.


Books

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.