Style Guides and Manuals

Manuals of style provide advice about organizing and writing your paper, as well as formatting citations and endnotes.

Online Tools

Most bibliographic management software will also automatically format your endnotes and paper to suit the requirements of a particular publisher. Help is available on our citation management guide. The Library's EndNote, RefWorks and Sciwheel subscriptions are free to Jeffersonians:

And just for fun, visit Strunk & White’s Elements of Style to see the classic 1918 manual for writers of term papers.

Scott Memorial Library: Book Collection

Visit the Service Desk on the 2nd floor of Scott Memorial Library or the 4th floor stacks for writing resources including the Publication manual of the American Psychological Association: the official guide to APA style, 7th Edition and How to write and publish a scientific paper.

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