Official APA Style Format Manual Home Online
Reference to the editorial style guide and system of citations preferred by the American Psychological Association.
Specific recommendations regarding citations of electronic and on-line materials.
The Digital Object Indentifier (DOI) for On-Line Sources as part of the APA Style
In the Sixth Edition (July 2009) of the APA Style Manual, citations for sources found in electronic databases and on the internet require inclusion of a Digital Object Identifier (DOI) number, if one is available.
APA DOI and URL Flowchart: flow-charted, simplified explanation for using and finding Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) for on-line source citations.
Electronic Sources and Locator Information: from the official APA Style Website, this PDF examines and explains the operation of the Digital Object Identifier (DOI) as advocated in the Sixth Edition (July 2009) of the APA Style Manual.
Introduction to Basic Legal Citation
Peter W. Martin Cornell Law School - "This citation primer is based on the Seventeenth Edition of the "Bluebook." This document links, point by point, to the disk version of this material held on the LII's Folio Webserver."
Purdue University's On-Line Writing Lab
With over 120 instructional handouts, this is one of the finest collections of writing resources on the Web. Topics covered include writing research papers, parts of speech, punctuation, sentence construction, spelling, ESL, and more.
Guide to Grammar and Writing
College guide to effective use of the English language. Includes definitions of sentence parts, rules for comma usage and other punctuation marks, plurals and possessives, spelling, nouns and modifiers, words and phrases to avoid, capitalization, spelling and abbreviations.
Guide to Grammar & Style
Prepared by Jack Lynch, "Assistant Professor in the English department of the Newark campus of Rutgers University, specializing in the English literature of the eighteenth century.."
UVic Writer's Guide
From the University of Victoria (Canada) Writing Center. "Originally prepared for students in the English Department at the University of Victoria, the Guide is an introduction to the process of writing and to the study of literature."
From the University of Wisconsin-Madison Writing Center topics include Academic Writing, Essays & Application Letters, Grammar & Style and Documentation Guides.
From the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Be sure to look at the other writing resources available on this exceptional web site.
Writing and Presenting Your Thesis or Dissertation
This guide looks at many of the quasi-political aspects of the thesis/dissertation process. "Such topics as how to select a supportive committee, making a compelling presentation of your research outcomes and strategies for actually getting the paper written are discussed." Scroll to the bottom of the page to find excellent links to additional online information.