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Special Feature RefWorks If you write papers or need to create and update bibliograhies for your classes you want to use RefWorks. (available only to STJ students, staff or faculty). Supporting information for RefWorks. Special Feature The Citation Machine - If you're not a St. John's student, staff or faculty the Citation Machine can be an excellent tool to help you with your citation requirements. NOTE!!! The page says - check their citations. Because of the limitations of the program - layout and other details may be missing. But it's a good place to start.

Section Index
APA Style Guide
MLA Style Guide
Political Science
Turabian Style Guide
U. of Chicago Style Guide
Guides to Citing Electronic Sources
Guides to Writing Better Papers

APA (American Psychological Association) Style Guide

MLA (Modern Language Association) Style Guide


Guides to Writing Better Papers

Getting citations written correctly is the bane of many writers. Try The Landmarks Citation Machine. It's a free online service to get you started with correct citations. Always double check the form against the citation manual - and - always read the small print on the page. Indentation, underlining, italicizing and other such requirements are not indicated.

  • Strunk's "Elements of Style" - a starting point for everyone interested in improving their writing style. You should own a copy.
  • Writing Resources - from Indiana University. (Includes an excellent section on writing the THESIS statement.
  • Advice on Academic Writing - From the University of Toronto. Many excellent suggestions.
  • Guide to writing a paper. - An excellent grouping of the information you need to write a paper - from its organization to the form, use of footnotes and punctuation. (From the University of Richmond, VA).
  • Online Writing Lab. - OWL from Purdue University.
  • Public Relations Writing. - From a professor at Columbia University.
  • Practicing Public Relations - "This site was called "PRClass," when I developed it while teaching public relations at Northern Kentucky University. Now that I'm retired from the university, I'm trying to re-focus it to be a more useful resource for working professionals and communication instructors as well as students."


Updated Sep 30 2015