I cannot be the only one who feels like MLA, APA and Chicago Style guides are all necessary evils, like competing cell phone companies or grocery store chains. I realize that to have one alone would create a writing manual monopoly, inevitably doing a disservice to fiction on one hand, or scholarly journals on the other. But really, I think amongst editors at least, we all would agree that one universal guide would save us the trouble of daunting t- chart comparisons and meticulous index searches. I have determined that the greatest difference between the 3 are bibliographies. So for those students who are struggling, check out a short hand chart that just may do you justice…click here.