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APA Citing Sources Guide (NWC)
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA
A guide, with examples, of the APA citation style created by librarians and faculty at Northwest College.
APA Format (Purdue OWL)
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA
APA style guide and examples from Purdue University
Agronomy Journal Style Guide
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Writing and citation style guide in the Agronomy Journal style.
Chicago Citing Sources Guide (NWC)
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA
A guide, with examples, of the Chicago (Turabian, Rampolla) citation style created by librarians and faculty at Northwest College.
Chicago Manual of Style (Ohio State University)
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From Ohio State University, this writing and citation style is also known as Turabian.
Citing Electronic Sources: Primary Sources: Chicago Style
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA Government
From the Library of Congress, a guide to cite primary electronic resources in the Chicago style.
Copyright & Intellectual Property Law
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA Government Website

Let’s face it. Intellectual property law can be confusing, even overwhelming. That’s why the Wyoming State Library's State Publications Librarian Karen Kitchens put together the list of resources below. Open or download these helpful items for basic information about patent, trademark, and copyright law. Please remember that these guides provide a very basic overview. Always consult an attorney for legal assistance.

MLA 8 Citing Sources Guide (NWC)
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA
A guide, with examples, of the MLA citation style created by librarians and faculty at Northwest College.
MLA Style Center Quick Guide (Companion web guide to our paper MLA guide)
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA

A website companion to the current MLA style guide. Starting at Works Cited: A Quick Guide, select Get Started to see resource and document examples and how to cite them. Website also provides MLA style information on research paper formatting, plagiarism and more. Need help with in-text citations and research paper formatting?  Start at this page: MLA Style Center Help

Oxford Lexico Dictionaries (Free. English & Spanish version)
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This is a simple version of Oxford Dictionaries. For more in-depth definitions, grammar, synonyms, etc. use the premier Oxford English Dictionary (OED).
Plagiarism - What is it? (NWC)
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA
A guide, with examples, discussing what constitutes plagiarism and how to avoid it.
ProQuest Research Companion - Where do I start? ToolsLogin Required
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA
OFF-CAMPUS ACCESS ONLY. Provided by the University of Wyoming through the Wyoming State Library. The self-guided modules and interactive videos in this research tool site cover such topics as "Where do I start?" to "How do I avoid plagiarism and find my own voice?" to “What’s the best way to revise?” These useful tools are developed by writing instructors and librarians. You will be prompted to use your library card and PIN. Contact the library for this information. If you are on-campus, Proquest will ask for a login and password which will not work.
William Strunk's Elements of Style
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA
This ebook provides the principal requirements of plain English style in writing and concentrates attention on the rules of usage and principles of composition most commonly violated.

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