A revised, comprehensive, and detailed guide for writing research papers - term papers, theses, and dissertations. This new edition includes the mechanics of writing style, use of quotations; preparing tables and illustrations; citations, formatting a paper and more.
Guidelines here. This is a great and free resource. Collect all your sources in one place and it will automatically download the full text of articles from resources like JSTOR and you can sync your citations between machines (and also access them from your zotero.org account). Word plugin for entering notes and bibliography in your papers, or create bibliographies and notes from Zotero and copy them into your paper.