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Literatures in English: RefWorks, Style Manuals & Writing Guides

This page lists sources that cover multiple periods, genres, and/or nationalities. See additional resources in the "Historical Literary Period" and "Geographical Region" pages.

Style Manuals

MLA Style Manual

Click here for the location and circulation status of Geisel's copies of the 3rd edition (2008) of the MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing.

Although this guide is from another university (Purdue), it has useful information about using the MLA Style Manual.

The Library now provides online access to The Chicago Manual of Style.


Bibliographic Management Software

Click here for information about UCSD Library's support (classes, online tutorials, etc.) for Endnote®, and other bibliographic management software.

Creating Citations 101

Although aimed primarily at undergraduates, this guide gives a useful introduction to the importance of citing sources, the basics of creating them, and links to information about specific citation styles, including MLA and APA.

Help with Writing Research Papers