Internet Resources: Style Guides, Writing Tools

Salem State University Library

Style Guides/Manuals
APA Format; Purdue University This guide is based on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (5th edition).
Chicago Manual of Style; Ohio State University This guide is based on the The Chicago Manual of Style 14th ed. rev. (University of Chicago Press, 1993).
EndNote Web - see Web of Knowledge/Science; Thomson Bibliographic file management system from Thomson. SSC community only. More information.
Internet Public Library: Citing Electronic Resources Listing of web pages that contain style guides and manuals that cover citing electronic resources.
Landmarks' Citation Machine; Landmarks for Schools Enter applicable information in the online forms and generate citations.
Modern Language Association Format; Purdue University This guide is based on the MLA Style Manual, as well as the MLA Handbook for Writing Research Papers.
ONLINE!: Using Chicago Style to Cite and Document Sources; Bedford-St.Martin This web page is made up of guidelines for citing Internet sources based on the principles presented in the fourteenth edition of The Chicago Manual of Style.
RefWorks
Off-Campus: Use our proxy/portal.
Citation management utility. SSC community only. More information.
Yahoo: Directory Grammar, Usage, and Style Directory of style guide/manual web pages.
Writing Tools
Assignment Calculator; University of Minnesota. Calculate date that assignments should be begun based on subject areas.
The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation; Jane Straus Guide made up of exercises with answers covering grammar and punctuation.
Common Errors in English; Paul Brians, U. of Washington. Alphabetical listing of common errors made in English.
Purdue University's Online Writing Lab (OWL) A wide variety of resources are found on this page.
Writing Center; Salem State College Official web page of the SSC Writing Center.
Writing for the Web; useit.com Tips for successful writing for the web. Variety of links to works by Jakob Nielsen.