Sound Writing is the official writing handbook on campus, written by student writing advisors and specifically tailored to the needs of Puget Sound students and their faculty.
In addition to supporting the development of successful academic writing skills, Sound Writing also includes sections on research methods, writing in the disciplines, and more.
The preliminary edition of Sound Writing provides help with three citation styles: MLA, APA, and Chicago (notes & bibliography).
Current Edition: August 2017
The Center for Writing, Learning and Teaching (CWLT), located in Howarth 109, offers students opportunities to get help on all aspects of the writing process. Services include:
There is no one standard citation style used for research papers in Philosophy. Commonly used styles are Chicago, MLA, or APA. Remember to always check with your professors first to confirm the style you should be using and be consistent!
Philosophical writing differs from other writing. Consult these writing guides for advice on writing philosophy papers.
Citations are key to participating in the scholarly community. They are a way to converse with other scholars, but they also:
Collins Library has brief overviews with examples available for commonly used citation styles.
There are several additional reliable and thorough guides to citation styles available online:
This subject guide highlights only a small portion of the many resources available to you. If you're not finding what you need, don't hesitate to contact Katy!