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Chicago Manual of Style
The Chicago Manual of Style
Call Number: Z253 .U69 2010
Provides information on manuscript preparation, punctuation, spelling, quotations, captions, tables, abbreviations, references, bibliographies, notes, and indexes, with sections on journals and electronic media.
Oxford English Dictionary
The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world.
Citing your sources is important because:
- It shows you've done research by looking up scholarly resources
- It allows others to look up the sources you used to find the information
- It prevents you from being accused of plagiarism
Citations may look different depending on what style is used, but they contain the same information. The standard elements include:
- Author name(s)
- Title (of book or article and journal)
- Date of publication
- Page numbers
Citation Management Tool
NoodleTools is a research companion that can help you manage citations and annotations.
As a first time user, you will need to register on the NoodleTools site. It's best to create your account on campus for IP authentication and then once your account is created, you can access it from any computer with an internet connection. After you click on "Register" you will be asked to enter the College's credentials which are:
Then you will be asked to create a personal ID and password for your individual account. Click on "Register" at the bottom of the page once you fill out your log-on information.
Then you have successfully created a NoodleTools account! To learn more about utilizing NoodleTools, check out this Guide.
Online Citation Guide
Purdue OWL Chicago Manual of Style Guide
This section contains information on The Chicago Manual of Style method of document formatting and citation. These resources follow the sixteenth edition of The Chicago Manual of Style, which was issued in September 2010.
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