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 RefWorks and F1000Workspace 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.

Print Manuals

Visit the Service Desk on the 2nd floor of Scott Memorial Library or the 4th floor stacks at call number WZ 345 for manuals from the American Psychological Association (APA), the Council of Scientific Writers (CSE), the Government Printing Office (GPO), American Chemical Society (ACS) and more.

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