Style Guides for Citations & References

Overview of APA, MLA style guidesHarvard Guide to Using Sources.

The Chicago Manual (CMS) of Style Quick Guide. 16th edition, 2007. CMS Quick Guide:

Turabian Quick Guide. (Kate L. Turabian, A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 8th ed.; based on CMS style):

Purdue (University) Owl citation guides: APA, MLA and CMS,

Comparison of MLA, APA & CMS style guides, Purdue  Owl,,

Sample paper in APA style:

Writing with Internet Sources: A Guide for Harvard Students:

MLA (Modern Language Association) style guide,

CSE (Council of Science Editors) guide, The Writing Center, Univ. of Wisconsin @ Madison

Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) style:

EU Inter-institutional Style Guide,

United Nations terminology database,

The ACS Style Guide: Effective Communication of Scientific Information. 3rd ed., Coghill & Garson, eds., 2006.

Linguistics: Language Style Sheet. Linguistic Society of America, 2008,

AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors. 10th ed. Cheryl Iverson, et al., 2007.

American Institute of Physics. AIP Style Manual. 5th ed., 1997.

AIP Style Manual, 4th ed. 1990,

Scientific Style and Format: The CSE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers. 7th ed., 2006.

Style Manual for Political Science. 2nd rev, Amer. Political Science Assn., 2006.
Quick Guide:

American Sociological Association. ASA Style Guide. 3rd ed., 2007.


ALWD Citation Manual: A Professional System of Citation, 5th ed. Colleen M. Barger, Association of Legal Writing Directors.

Introduction to Basic Legal Citation, Peter W. Martin, Cornell University Law School:

The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation. 20th ed. Harvard Law Review Association.

The Bluebook Quick Style Guide: