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Citation Styles: Manuals

This guide gives an overview of the most common Citation styles along with information on parts of sources and DOIs

Search for citation manuals

The alphabetical list of manuals on this page is offered by the USC Upstate Library to help with citation styles.  Some of the paper books are located within the library, while other titles are available as online books.  Simply search the library catalog using the search box below to determine the call number and availability.

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Selected Citation Style Manuals

ACS [American Chemical Society] Style Guide: a manual for authors and editors

ACS [American Chemical Society] Style Guide: effective communication of scientific information

AMA [American Medical Association] manual of style: a guide for authors and editors

APA [American Psychological Association] style guide to electronic reference

APSA [American Political Science Association] style manual for political science

Associated Press stylebook and briefing on media law

Chicago Manual of Style

Compiling an annotated bibliography [Modern Language Association]

Electronic styles a handbook for citing electronic information

Manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations [by Kate Turabian]

MLA [Modern Language Association] handbook for writers of research papers (7th Edition)

MLA [Modern Language Association] Style Manual and guide to scholarly publishing

On compiling an annotated bibliography [Modern Language Association]

Pocket Style Manual [by Diana Hacker]

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th Edition)

Research and documentation in the electronic age [by Diana Hacker]

Rules for Writers

Scientific Style and format: the CSE [Council of Science Editors] manual for authors, editors and publishers

Student handbook for writing in biology

Style Guide [American Sociological Association]

The Business Writer's Handbook

The Elements of Styles [by William Strunk]

The New York Times Manual of Style and Usage