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Reference Online: Citation Style Guides

MLA - Modern Language Association

MLA Handbook  2016 (8th ed.)



In Print:  Hesburgh Library Reference Desk [1st Floor] LB 2369 .G53 2016  Non-Circulating


Citing Theological Sources

Citing Theological Sources: How to do a Bibliography [St. Thomas University]



Citing Government Documents

  A GUIDE for citing goverment publications from Indiana University.

Citation Research Managers

Citation Managers:  Software to easily import or add citations. Create and store bibliographies automatically in chosen style format.
Who's Citing Whom:   A guide to finding what is being cited.
InCites journal citation reports.
Evaluate and compare journals using citation data drawn from scholarly and technical journals from publishers in over 80 countries.

Chicago Manual of Style

The Chicago Manual of Style  2010 (16th ed.)

Online:  Electronic Full-Text Version 

In Print:   Hesburgh Library Reference Desk [1st Floor] Z 253 .U69 2010  Non-Circulating


Note:  For in-text citations, there are two styles:
1 . Author-date   used for sciences & social sciences) 
2.  Notes and Bibliography  (used for humanities and arts) 

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APA State College of Fl.

APA - American Psychological Association

Publication manual of the American Psychological Association 2010 (6th ed. corrected)

In Print:  Hesburgh Library Reference Desk [1st Floor] BF 76.7 .P83 2010 Non-Circulating


Science Citation Guides - ACS, AMA, CSE

 ACS - American Chemical Society - 3rd ed.

S 3 Quick Guide 

♦ AMA - American Medical Association Manual of Style


AMA Quick Reference Guide

♦ CSE - Council of Science Editors

CSE Name-Year Citation format (U. of Wisconsin)
CSE Citation-Sequence format (U. of Wisconsin)


A Manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations: Chicago style guide for students and researchers. 2013 (8th)

In Print:  Hesburgh Library Reference Desk [1st Floor] LB 2369 .G53 2009  Non-Circulating


Turabian style is often mentioned in conjunction with the Chicago style. Turabian (named for author of the Manual) is a simplified version of the Chicago style and was developed specifically for students who are writing papers, unlike Chicago, which was originally developed for publishers. 

More Citation Guides - AP, ASA, & Harvard

  AP - Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law, 2015


AP Quick Reference Guide

♦ ASA - American Sociological Association - 4th ed.


Quick Tips for ASA Style

 Harvard Business School
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Harvard Business School Citation Guide (.pdf)