Documentation Guidelines

The MLA, APA, and CMoS blogs often have information that is not covered in their manuals. You can even post questions if you are stumped.

Documentation Handouts

General Principles

Understanding Documentation in Academic Writing

Managing Sources

Annotated Bibliography

Specific Documentation Styles

APA (7th edition)

APA Format and Documentation

APA VIDEO TUTORIAL: Introduction to APA 7th Edition

APA Sample Student Paper

APA Sample Professional Paper

APA Template

Transition Guide to the 7th Edition (for instructors)

NEW!  APA Student Paper Checklist

APA (6th edition) PDF to download

APA 6th Format and Documentation

Chicago Manual of Style

Chicago Manual of Style Format and Documentation

Chicago Manual of Style Sample Paper

Chicago Manual of Style Template


MLA Format and Documentation

MLA VIDEO TUTORIAL: MLA 8th Edition: Citations

MLA Sample Paper

MLA Template


American Sociological Association Format and Documentation

American Sociological Association Word Template


American Medical Association Format and Documentation

AP Style (Journalism and PR)

Council of Science Editors

IEEE (Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers)

IEEE Template/Sample paper

Please come in to the University Writing Center for a session for help with other documentation styles not listed here, including  ACS, Harvard Style, AIP, American Anthropological Association, and more.