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Citation and Style Guides



Citations are used to acknowledge that you are using someone else's work. If you do not do that, you will be guilty of plagiarism. See the CNC Plagiarism guide for students, for tips on avoiding plagiarism.

APA American Psychological Association


Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (REF BF 76.7 .P83)

MLA Modern Language Association - humanities 


MLA Handbook (REF LB 2369 .G53)

Turabian / Chicago Manual of Style - technical writing, some history courses

Chicago Manual of Style (REF Z 253 .U69)
Turabian's Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, Dissertations (REF Z 253 .T87)

Vancouver Style (ICMJE Uniform Requirements)
American Anthropological Association (AAA) Style
American Chemical Society (ACS) Style           

ACS Style Guide (REF QD 8.5 .A25)

American Medical Association (AMA) Style

AMA Manual of Style (REF R 119 .A533)

Cite Right, by Charles Lipson. Chapter on AMA. (REF PN 171 .F56 L55) 

Note, this style is similar to ICMJE Uniform Requirements (Vancouver Style) above.

American Sociological Association (ASA) Style


ASA Style Guide (REF HM 561 .A82)

Council of Science Editors (CSE / CBE) Style


Scientific Style and Format: the CSE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers  (REF T 11 .S386) 


Society for American Archaeology (SAA) Style
Style Guides



Other useful references in library:

  • Strunk's Elements of Style (PE 1408 .S772)
  • AMA Style Guide for Business Writing (HF 5726 .A49)



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