Citation & Style Guides

The links below point to brief informational guides. For more complete information, consult the original books (see call numbers below).

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed.
Ref. BF 76.7.P83 2010

For supplemental material, please visit

APA Style Guide to Electronic References

The Chicago Manual of Style, 15th ed.
Ref. Z 253.U69 2003

Chicago Quick Guides:
Chicago Citations: Author-Date System
Chicago Citations: Notes-Bibliography Style

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th ed.
Ref. LB 2359.G53 2009

IEEE Standards Style Manual (Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers)



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