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Style Manuals available at Molloy

Molloy College Guide to MLA and APA

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Websites that may be helpful

Finding Abbreviations for Science Journal Titles

Tool useful for finding journal title abbreviations for CSE style

Writing the Bibliography

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Bibliographic Management Software and Web Applications

Create a RefWorks account and use it while you do your research. Save your results from database searches as you go along. When you are ready to write your bibliography, simply select which references you would like in your works cited and RefWorks does the rest! You can also add your own text to each citation you save in Refworks and print out a customized annotated bibliography.

Chat with a Librarian

Chat live with a Molloy Librarian by clicking on the icon above. Chat is available during all of the hours the library is open.

Writing Thesis Statements

This 8 minute video offers a great introduction on what a Thesis Statement is and how to write one.

Elements of Style

The Elements of Style by William Strunk, Jr.
      Asserting that one must first know the rules to break them, this classic reference book is a must-have for any student and conscientious writer. Intended for use in which the practice of composition is combined with the study of literature, it gives in brief space the principal requirements of plain English style and concentrates attention on the rules of usage and principles of composition most commonly violated.