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Citing Sources

The following is a list of citation guides designed to provide an introduction to citing sources. 

Citation Guides

MLA Eighth Edition

MLA - Modern Language Association
MLA Handbook, 8th ed.

Used primarily in the humanities, the Handbook includes information on the general format of research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the Works Cited page. 

CSE Eighth Edition

Used throughout the natural and physical sciences and developed by the Council of Science Editors (CSE), Scientific Style and Format includes information on Publishing Fundamentals, General Style Conventions, Special Scientific Conventions, and Technical Elements of Publications.

Chicago Manual of Style

The Chicago Manual of Style (CMS) covers both the Notes-Bibliography System (NB), used primarily in the humanities and the Author-Date System (AD), used primarily in the social sciences.

APA Citation Guide

Used primarily in the behavioral sciences, the Manual includes information on writing, style, displaying results, citing sources, key reference works and the publication process.

Citation Guides

MLA Eighth Edition

MLA - Modern Language Association
MLA Handbook, 8th ed.

Used primarily in the humanities, the Handbook includes information on the general format of research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the Works Cited page. 

CSE Eighth Edition

Used throughout the natural and physical sciences and developed by the Council of Science Editors (CSE), Scientific Style and Format includes information on Publishing Fundamentals, General Style Conventions, Special Scientific Conventions, and Technical Elements of Publications.

Chicago Manual of Style

The Chicago Manual of Style (CMS) covers both the Notes-Bibliography System (NB), used primarily in the humanities and the Author-Date System (AD), used primarily in the social sciences.

APA Citation Guide

Used primarily in the behavioral sciences, the Manual includes information on writing, style, displaying results, citing sources, key reference works and the publication process.