The official style manual for the APA. The website at http://www.apastyle.org/ offers some interactive tutorials and help with citing electronic sources. The 6th edition is the most recent, published in 2010.
An EasyGuide to APA Style
Location: Mugar Reference X BF76.7 .S39 2014
Publication Date: 2013
Presents easy-to-understand explanations of how to write research papers, cite research, and do any work requiring APA format.
Originally written in 1906, this tome has a rich history of providing quality guidelines for citing works and creating bibliographies. The BU Libraries have a subscription to the full online version. The website also offers a citation quick guide that has many examples. The 17th edition is the most recent, published in 2017.
by The Modern Language Association of America
Location: Mugar Reference LB2369 G5
Publication Date: 2016
Note: access to the companion material at http://www.mlahandbook.org/ is available to individuals who have purchased the Handbook, but not to institutions.
MLA style is widely used by universities, academic presses, and in the humanities subject areas. The association makes some information available through the style section on its site at https://style.mla.org/. Be sure to look through the list of Frequently Asked Questions on their site to get the most pertinent example citations. The 8th edition is the most recent, published in 2016.
The official style manual for the National Library of Medicine (NLM), and suggested when citing documents from the associated databases MedLine and PubMed. The online edition supercedes the print edition as the most up to date.