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Mathematics Research Guide: Citation guides

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Cite your sources

When writing papers, it is very important to acknowledge the sources of information used. This can be done in a variety of styles (CSE, APA, MLA, etc.). Find out from your professor which style should be used before you begin. 

Books that may be helpful when you are preparing a paper:

Scientific style and format: the CSE manual for authors, editors, and publishers

T 11 .S386 2006 Ref

Mathematical publishing : a guidebook

QA 42 .K727 2005

APA style guide to electronic references

BF 76.7 .P833 2007 Ref

Publication manual of the American Psychological Association

BF 76.7 .P83 2001 Ref

MLA handbook for writers of research papers

LB 2369 .G53 2003 Ref

Library's Revised APA Handout (6th ed.)

Frequently asked questions about APA Style

Frequently asked questions about the MLA Handbook

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