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Journalism and Communication: Writing, Citing and Style aids

Use this guide to locate information resources relevant to journalism and communication

Writing guides

Writing and Style Aids

Looking for citation help? Ways to imporve your writing style? Try using these sources.

Poynter Online
Includes articles on writing and editing, information about upcoming seminars, as well as tip sheets.

Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)
Includes instructional handouts on all writing concerns and citing sources.

Society for Professional Journalists - resources for students


Style Guides

APA Style Tutorial

Want to learn the basics of using the APA (American Psychological Association) Style? This online tutorial can get you started.


RefWorks is a web-based program that helps you gather, organize, store, and generate citations and bibliographies.

Currently, there are two active versions of RefWorks: Legacy RefWorks and New RefWorks. See the "RefWorks - Versions" page below for login links, LibraryGuides, and support options for both versions of RefWorks.