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Citation Style Manuals

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To illustrate briefly how the styles differ, each book citation below is provided in the style of its own manual.

ACS (Desk Ref. QD8.5 .A25 1997, 2nd edition)
Dodd, Janet S., Ed. ACS Style Guide: A Manual for Authors and Editors; Washington, DC: American Chemical Society, 1997.
APA (Desk Ref. BF76.7 .P83 2010, 6th edition)
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. (2001). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Assocation.
APA Concise (Desk Ref. BF76.7 .C66 2005)
Concise Rules of APA Style. (2005). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.
ASA (Ref. HM73 .A54 1997)
American Sociologial Association. 1997. American Sociological Association Style Guide. 2nd ed. Washington, DC: American Sociological Association.
Chicago (Desk Ref. Z253 .U69 2003, 15th edition)
Chicago Manual of Style. 2003. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Electronic Styles (Desk Ref. PN171 .F56 .L5 1996, 2nd edition)
Li, Xia and Nancy Crane. Electronic Styles: A Guide to Citing Electronic Information. Medford, N.J.: Information Today, 1996.
MLA Handbook (Desk Ref. LB2369 .G53 2003)
Gibaldi, Joseph. MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2003.
MLA Style Manual (Desk Ref. PN147 .G444 2008)
Gibaldi, Joseph. MLA Style Manual and Guide for Scholarly Publishing. New York: Modern Langauge Association of America, 2008.
Turabian (Desk Ref. LB2369 .T8 2007, 7th edition)
Turabian, Kate. A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007.


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