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Citation Styles

ACS: American Chemical Society Style Guides for Chemistry

APA: The American Psychological Association Style Guides for Social Sciences, such as Psychology and Education (see also MetaSites)

ASA: The American Sociological Association Style Guide for Sociology

CSE: Scientific Style and Format by The Council of Science Editors (formerly known as CBE/Council of Biology Editors)

Chicago: The Chicago Manual of Style for the Humanities and Fine Arts (see also MetaSites)

Citation Builders and Managers

(WARNING: We cannot fully guarantee the accuracy of citations generated by these sites.)

Citation Builders

Citation Managers

  • Mendeley - Free citation manager that will help you organize and cite your research and collaborate easily with others online
  • Zotero - Free citation manager and collaboration tool that sits in your browser for easy access (may only be used with FireFox web browser currently)


MLA: Modern Language Association Style for Literary Studies (see also MetaSites)

Subject Specific Citation Guides


Government Publications


Legal Writing


Political Science

  • Using the APSA Format - American Political Science Asssociation guidelines provided by Texas A&M University


Turabian: Variation on the Chicago Manual of Style (see also MetaSites)


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