Citation, Style, and Grammar Guidelines

The Chicago Manual of Style
As a registered UCCS student, you can access the Chicago Manual of Style on-line either from an on campus computer or from your home. If at home, you must connect through your "library vpn." Make sure to establish your virtual private network (vpn). You can get the information on the Kraemer Family Library website. If you have problems, contact the Information Technologies helpdesk.
Oxford English Dictionary
The Oxford English Language Dictionary (OED) should be a dictionary reference of choice. Providing descriptive references, the OED began to be published in 1884 by the Oxford University Press. As a registered UCCS student, you can access the Oxford English Dictionary on-line either from an on campus computer or from your home. If at home, you must connect through your "library vpn." Make sure to establish your virtual private network (vpn). You can get the information on the Kraemer Family Library website. If you have problems, contact the Information Technologies helpdesk.
The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)
Check out Purdue University's award-winning online writing lab. Use it in addition to the UCCS Writing Center.
Strunk's Elements of Style (1918)
This is a classic reference book on style.