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American Anthropological Association Style

  The American Anthropological Association (AAA) Style is used in Sociology classes

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    AAA uses The Chicago Manual of Style (15th edition, 2003) and Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary (11th edition, 2006). Where no rule is present in this guide, follow Chicago. In Webster’s, use the first spelling if there is a choice and use American (rather than British) spellings.
  • Chicago Manual of Style Online  Icon
    The online version offers a concise style guide.

American Political Science Association Style Sheet

American Psychological Association (APA) Style

  Most commonly used to cite sources in the social sciences.

  • APA Style Guide  Icon
    The online version offers a concise style guide.
  • Publication manual of the American Psychological Association  Icon
    [Ready Reference] BF76.7 .P83 2010
    The print version, available at the Reference Desk, offers a more comprehensive style guide.
  • Purdue's OWL on APA Syley

Chicago Manual of Style

  Most commonly used to cite sources in history and some humanities courses.

  • Chicago Manual of Style Online  Icon
    The online version offers a concise style guide.
  • Chicago Manual of Style  Icon
    [Ready Reference] PN147 .U69
    The print version, available at the Reference Desk, offers a more comprehensive style guide.
  • Purdue's OWL on Chicago format
    Handy guide to using Chicago 16th edition.

Council of Science Editors (CSE) Style

  There are several styles approved by the CSE, so check with your instructor for the format they prefer.

  • CSE Style Online  Icon
    The online version offers a concise style guide.
  • Scientific style and format : the CSE manual for authors, editors, and publishers  Icon
    [Ready Reference] Z250.6.B5 .S386 2006
    The print version, available at the Reference Desk, offers a more comprehensive style guide.

Modern Language Association (MLA) Style

  MLA is most commonly used to format papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities.

  • MLA Citation Guide Online  Icon
    The online version offers a concise style guide.
  • MLA handbook for writers of research papers  Icon
    [Ready Reference] LB2369 .G53 2009
    The print version, available at the Reference Desk, offers a more comprehensive style guide.
  • Purdue's OWL on MLA Format
 

Additional Style Guides & Resources

These guides are available in the Library.

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A student handbook for writing in biology
Call Number: QH304 .K59 [Ready Reference]

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ACS style guide
Call Number: Available Online & [Ready Reference] QD8.5 .A25
ISBN: 0841239991

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Cite right: a quick guide to citation styles--MLA, APA, Chicago, the sciences, professions, and more
Call Number: PN171.F56 L55 [Ready Reference]

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SBL handbook of style
Call Number: Available Online & [Ready Reference] PN147 .S26
Student guide available online. Print handbook available in the library.

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Turabian: A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations - Kate L. Turabian
Call Number: Available Online & [Ready Reference] LB2369 .T8
Turabian Quick Guide available online. Print guide available in the library.

 

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