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Guidelines for Writing Research Papers: APA Style Kate Randall Haley, Librarian, Business and Economics KRandall@umassd.edu 2005 Generally, each professor will establish guidelines regarding the format of research papers required for each course. Professors may indicate the use of a standard set of guidelines such as the Chicago Manual of Style or the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association . For example, journals included in Cabell’s Directory of Publishing Opportunities in Accounting, Cabell’s Directory of Publishing Opportunities in Management, Cabell’s Directory of Publishing Opportunities in Marketing or use either or use guidelines developed internally. These guidelines will include the placement and format of citations including electronic information, the use of footnotes or endnotes, and the format of the bibliographyand/or works cited. The Library has many copies of style manuals; a short list is below for further reference. RESERVE materials are located at the first floor Circulation/Reserve Desk; REF DESK materials are located at the main Reference Desk on the second floor; REF materials are located in the stacks on the second floor; circulating collection materials are located on the fourth (call numbers beginning P through Z) and fifth (call numbers beginning A through N) floors. The Chicago Manual of Style, 15 th ed. REF Z 253 .U69 2003 (second floor) and 14 th ed. Z 253 .U69 1993 (4 th floor circulating collection) A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations (also known as “Turabian”) REF LB 2369 .T8 1996 and RESERVE DESK LB 2369 .T8 1996 The MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 6 th ed. DESK REF LB 2369 .G53 2003 and RESERVE DESK LB 2369 .G53 2003 Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association RESERVE DESK BF 76.7 .P82 2001 (two copies) and REF BF 76.7 .P82 2001 (one copy) Electronic style formats are increasingly in use, due to the nature of the wide dissemination of information via the Internet (WWW) or CD-ROM databases. Electronic information includes full-text databases (in whole or in part), periodicals which make up full-text databases, discussion lists,
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