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Citing Sources: Style Links & Samples

Style Links and Samples


Full Name

Typical Use   

Style Guide


American Psychological Association Psychology

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
(Print Only)

AAA American Anthropological Association Anthropology

AAA Style Guide

ACS American Chemical Society Chemistry

ACS Style Guide

ASA American Sociological Association Sociology

American Sociological Association Style Guide
(Print Only)

Chicago Chicago Manual of Style

History; Art; Other Social Sciences

The Chicago Manual of Style
GSA Geological Society of America Earth Sciences Geological Society of America Style Guide
MLA Modern Language Association


Other Humanities

MLA Handbook Plus

Primary and Archival Sources

For primary sources and archival material.

Citing Nontraditional Sources

Citing Web sources, Images, Sound, Maps, Charts, Captions


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