The following links are updated regularly and are presented as a resource to students gaining skills in technical writing for the Geology Program at Western.
Formating Printed Citations
Formating Electronic Citations
Formatting Printed Citations
Valencia provides the complete APA Style Guides (link) return to index
Formatting Electronic Citations
Purdue Online Writing Lab provides samples besed on APA Style Guides on line (link)
Valencia Provides the complete APA Style Guides (link)return to index
Grammar, Spelling, and Usage
The Elements of Grammar, by Margaret Shertzer, Macmillan, 1986.
Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th edition, 1993.
The Elements of Style, by William Strunk, Jr., and E.B. White, third edition, Macmillan, 1979.
General Style and Typography
The Chicago Manual of Style, 14th edition, University of Chicago Press, 1993.
Geological Usage, Practice, and Spelling
Suggestions to Authors of the Reports of the United States Geological Survey, seventh edition, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1991.
Glossary of Geology, fourth edition, American Geological Institute, Alexandria, Virginia, 1997.
Geowriting, fifth edition, American Geological Institute, Alexandria, Virginia, 1994.
North American Stratigraphic Code, American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin (v. 67, no. 5, p. 841-875), 1983.
Mathematics into Type, by Ellen Swanson, revised edition, American Mathematical Society, 1987.
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