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Technical & Professional Writing

American Psychological Association (APA) Citation Style

Modern Language Association (MLA) Citation Style

Medical Citation Styles

IEEE Citation Style

IEEE defers to the Chicago Manual of Style for additional rules on grammar and usage not included in their own style manual.

Microsoft Writing Style Guide

Your guide to writing style and terminology for all communication—whether an app, a website, or a white paper. If you write about computer technology, this guide is for you. Today, lots of people are called upon to write about technology. We need a simple, straightforward style guide that everyone can use, regardless of their role. And it needs to reflect Microsoft's modern approach to voice and style: warm and relaxed, crisp and clear, and ready to lend a hand.

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Citation management applications will allow you to:

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  • create folders for different projects,
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  • write and store your personalized notes and annotations. 

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