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DOCUMENTATION / STYLE GUIDES BY MAJOR

Mount Union Quick Citation Guides

The following guides are intended to help quickly answer most questions about MLA, APA, Chicago and Turabian styles.

The Purdue OWL

Need more detailed information on citation, but not ready to consult the official manual? Make a visit to the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL). The Purdue OWL is a world-renowned site that covers MLA, APA, and Chicago in greater detail than our Quickguides. They also offer great resources on a variety of writing topics, including grammar, ESL writing, common college genres, and graduate school and workplace writing.

Official Online Style Guides

  • ACS Style Guide, 3rd Edition
    This is an electronic version of the American Chemical Society’s official style guide. It is available online for Mount Union students and faculty through the University of Mount Union Library. If you are off campus, you will need to log in with your Mount Union credentials to use the guide.

  • The AMA Manual of Style
    Access to the current AMA Style Manual is available online for current Mount students, faculty and staff.

  • The APA Guide to Electronic Sources
    This is an official guide from APA that explains in detail how to cite electronic sources in APA. It is more detailed than both the UMU QuickGuides and the Purdue OWL.

  • Chicago Manual of Style Online
    This is the Chicago Manual in an online format. It is much more detailed than both QuickGuides and the Purdue OWL. It is available online for Mount Union students and faculty. If you are off campus, you will need to log in with your Mount Union credentials to use the guide.

Online Grammar and Punctuation Resources:

Learning English Resources:

  • Manythings.org
    A fun study site for learners of English as a Second Language. Includes word games, puzzles, quizzes, exercises, slang, proverbs, etc.

CWOC Consulting Resources:

The Center for Writing and Oral Communication and Consultant Organizations

Consultant Resources