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MLA Style

MLA Handbook


MLA Style - 8th Edition

Suggested for: Art, Languages & Literature, Philosophy, Religion, and Theatre     


How to format:  Books  |  Periodicals (journals, magazines, newspapers)  |  Electronic Sources (websites, online and database articles)  |  Other Common Sources (speeches, art, movies, music &  sound)


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APA Style

APA Style

APA Style - 6th Edition

Suggested for:  Business, Communications, Education, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Women's Studies    

How to format:  Books  |  Periodicals (journals, magazines, newspapers)  |  Electronic Sources (websites, online and database articles) | Other Print Sources (encyclopedias, government documents and private reports)   Other Non-Print Sources (interviews and correspondence, movies, music & sound)

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Chicago Style

Chicago Style 

Chicago Manual Style (CMS) - 16th Edition

Suggested for:  History, Philosophy, Religious Studies     


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Turabian Style

Turabian Style

Turabian Style - 7th Edition

Suggested for:  History, Philosophy, Religious Studies     

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CSE Style - 7th Edition

CSE Style


CSE Style - 7th Edition

Suggested for:  Astronomy, Biology, Engineering, Geology, Mathematics, Nursing & Health Sciences, Physics     

 Other CSE resources:

  • Scientific Style and Format: the CSE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers[CSE] - [Ref:  T11 .S386 2006]

ACS Style

ACS Style


ACS Style - 3rd Edition

Suggested for:  Chemistry     

Other ACS resources:

ASA Style

ASA Style


American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), and Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) 


Publications Handbook and Style Manual


ASA Style

ASA Style


ASA Style - 4th Edition

Suggested for:  Sociology     

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