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Linguistics and Language: A Research Guide: Citation
& Style Manuals

This is an extensive, annotated list of the print and online resources available for research in linguistics. Click on the TABS to access each Section in this guide.

STYLE MANUALS AND CITATION MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

MLA Citation Style
Purdue's Online Writing Lab (OWL) online help page for citing using MLA style with examples for various source types.
Gibaldi, Joseph. MLA Handbook. 8th ed. New York: MLA, 2016.
(Shelved at the Olin Reference Desk LB 2369 .G53 2016; also Uris Reference)
This handbook is based on the MLA Style Manual and is intended as an aid for college students writing research papers. Included here is information on selecting a topic, researching the topic, note taking, the writing of footnotes and bibliographies, as well as sample pages of a research paper.
APA Citation Style
Purdue's Online Writing Lab (OWL) online help page for citing using APA style with examples for various source types.
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed. Washington, DC: APA, 2010.
(Olin Reference Desk BF 76.7 .P83 2010; also Uris Reference)
A detailed guide to preparing manuscripts for publication and proper citation; it is the most frequently used style in the social sciences.
The Chicago Manual of Style. 16th ed. Chicago: U of Chicago, 2010.
(online; also at the Olin Reference Desk, Z 253 .U69 2010)
Offers practical information and advice on all aspects of manuscript preparation, copyediting, in-text citation, and formatting bibliographies.

Citation management programs:

You can use Zotero, Mendeley and EndNote, to format citations. EndNote is available for purchase at the Cornell Store.

Feel free to contact the Cornell Library's citation management support group with your questions: https://www.library.cornell.edu/research/citation/help. We are available to answer questions via email or in person via consultations.

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