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MLA - Modern Language Association

MLA Handbook  2016 (8th ed.)


Used for:  Liberal Arts and Humanities
Library copy:  Hesburgh Library Reference Desk [1st Floor] LB 2369 .G53 2016  Non-Circulating

Quick Guides:
MLA Formatting and Style Guide 
(Purdue  OWL)
MLA citation style (Concordia University)

Quick Guides

Chicago Manual of Style

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

Used for: Arts, History, Literature, Sciences
Electronic AccessThe Chicago Manual of Style 
Library copy: Hesburgh Library Reference Desk Z 253. U69 2010 (Non-Circulating)

(other copies)

Quick Guides:  
Chicago-Style Citation Quick Guide
hicago Manual of Style  (Purdue OWL)
Chicago Citation Examples (University of Maryland University College)
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APA - American Psychological Association

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


Used for:  Social Sciences
Library Copy:  Hesburgh Library Reference Desk [1st Floor] BF 76.7 .P83 2010 Non-Circulating

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


Used for:  Literature, History and the Arts
Library Copy:  Hesburgh Library Reference Desk [1st Floor] LB 2369 .G53 2009  Non-Circulating

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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. 

Citing Theological Sources

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



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


Science Citation Guides - ACS, AMA, CSE

 ACS - American Chemical Society - 3rd ed.   
                    The ACS Style Guide, Chapter 14 References (pdf)

 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)

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

Image result for harvard universityHarvard Business School
                       Harvard Business School Citation Guide (.pdf) 

Citing Government Documents

  A GUIDE for citing goverment publications from Indiana University.

Citation Management

Citing and managing:  Software to easily import or add citations. Create and store bibliographies automatically in chosen style format.
InCites journal citation reports.
Evaluate and compare journals using citation data drawn from scholarly and technical journals from publishers in over 80 countries.

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MLA  (Colgate University)

Chicago  (Murdock University)

APA  (State College of Florida)