Knowing the conventions of academic writing and scholarly research is important. Ask your instructor or a librarian for help.
Article IV.1 of the Student Code of Conduct lists infractions related to the misuse of academic style and citation conventions.
These books are the standards for style, format, and citation in their disciplines. Ask for them at the second-flfoor reference desk.
ACS (chemistry): QD8.5 .A25 2006 REF.
APA (social sciences): BF76.7 .P83 2013 REF.
Bluebook (law): KF245 .U55 2010 REF.
Chicago (humanities, history): Z253 .U69 2010 REF.
CSE (sciences): T11 .S386 2006 REF.
MLA (humanities): LB2369 .G53 2016 REF.
Turabian (Chicago for students): LB2369 .T8 2013 REF.