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Citation Help

Need to cite your sources? This guide can help.

More Citation Styles

AAA (American Anthropological Association) Style Guide

Guide available online

ACS (American Chemical Society) 

ACS Guide to Scholarly Communication. 2020

ACS Quick Style Guide

CASSI Chemical Abstracts Service Source Index
Get standard abbreviations for journal names.

This is the earlier edition of ACS Style:
ACS Style Guide: effective communication of scientific information. 3ed.
  In the library: 1st floor, Reference  QD 8.5 .A25 2006

AMA (American Medical Association)

AMA manual of style: a guide for authors and editors. 10th edition
In the Library: 1st floor, Reference  R119 .A533 2007

Purdue OWL Guide to AMA Style

Citation examples via University of Washington Libraries

For journal abbreviations:
         Journals referenced in the NCBI Databases

Abbreviations-Names of Journals in AMA manual of style, 10th edition
         Citing Medicine: The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers. 2d edition (appendices A & B)

CSE (Council of Science Editors)

Citation examples via Ohio State University Libraries

CSE Documentation Style  from The Writer's Handbook, University of Wisconsin-Madison

In print in the library's Reference collection:
Scientific style and format : the CSE manual for authors, editors, and publishers 1st Floor - Reference  T11 .S386 2014

Geological Society of America

GSA Reference Guide


IEEE Editorial Style manual. 2014.

Legal Citation

Online guide to legal citation from Cornell University

In print in the library's Reference collection:
The bluebook : a uniform system of citation for legal citation 1st Floor - Reference  KF245 .B58  2007

California Style Manual: a Handbook of Legal Style for California Courts and Lawyers. 4th edition.
The style manual required by most California state courts.
In print in the library's Reference collection:  Reference KF C75 .J47 2000


More Resources

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