Write a Paper & Cite Sources

Writing Centre

The Writing Centre is located on the Main Floor of the Library.  Tutors are available to help you! Visit their website for more information.


Writing a paper

The Elements of Style (Strunk, 1918)

How to Prepare an Annotated Bibliography (from Cornell University Library)


Citation guides

APA style

APA Style 6th edition
From Acadia University Library

APA Style 6th edition - Electronic and Non-Print Media
From Acadia University Library

APA Style Guide
From the University of Alberta

APA Electronic Reference Formats

APA Style - Includes In Text Parenthetical Citations
From the University Wisconsin-Madison

ASA Style Guide

A guide to the American Sociological Association citation style provided by Acadia's department of sociology.

Chicago/Turabian style

Chicago Manual of Style, 16th edition
From Acadia University Library

Chicago Style Quick Citation Guide
Examples from the 16th edition of The Chicago Manual of Style (2010), from the University of Chicago Press website. Note the placement of access dates has changed from earlier editions.

Turabian Quick Guide
Examples from the 7th edition showing sources cited in both the Notes/Bibliography and Parenthetical Citations/Reference List styles.

IEEE style

How to cite in IEEE format

MLA style

MLA Style 8th Edition Quick Guide
MLA_Guide.pdf

MLA Style from the Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab)
https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/section/2/11/

The MLA Style Center
https://style.mla.org/