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Resource Guide for Teaching Writing Intensive Courses

The purpose of this guide is to point you to some resources that may assist you in developing and teaching Writing Intensive courses. This guide includes general resources on writing pedagogy as well as resources appropriate for specific disciplines.

Guides to Major Citation Formats

APA:- 6th Edition

  • Click here  for a basic guide to commonly-used types of sources for Works Cited Lists.
  • Check the APA Quick Answers-References site for information on citing various electronic formats, including Facebook, YouTube, websites, etc., as well as for information on in-text citations.
  • See the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) for more thorough information about in-text citations and Works Cited Lists.
  • For the most complete information, please refer to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, shown at the bottom of this page.

MLA - 8th Edition

  • Click here for a guide to both Works Cited Lists and in-text citations for some of the most commonly-used types of sources.
  • See the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) for an extensive guide to MLA style for both in-text citations and Works Cited Lists.
  • For the most complete information, please refer to the MLA Handbook, shownat the bottom of this page.

Chicago Manual of Style - 17th Edition

  • Hofstra subscribes to The Chicago Manual of Style online.
  • OWL has not yet published a guide to the latest (17th) edition of the Chicago Manual of Style.
  • In addition to the online version of the Chicago Manual of Style, the print version is available at the reference desk at Axinn Library.


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