Style Guides: Citing and Writing

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Style guides are available in both print and electronic format.

The main style guide for CRCJ 3001 is the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. 6th ed. (BF76.7 .P83 2010 - copies at the Research Help Desk and Reserves), known as the APA style guide. APA has some information and quick answers available on their website, and a Google search will lead you to many other useful online resources for APA style.

The following books will help in using the the APA style guide:

You may also find Purdue University's online APA guide helpful.


Other recommended style guides to help you with your writing include:


See Citing Your Sources for further help with style guides.

Content last updated: January 10, 2020