Style Manuals  Ka-Neng Au
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Ka-Neng Au
Bibliographies come in many different styles for different subject areas. Here are some commonly-used style manuals for citing print and electronic resources.

What are some common style manuals?

The ACS Style Guide: A Manual for Authors and Editors.
From the American Chemical Society. [Dana Reference Desk]
CBE Style Form Guide
Based on Scientific Style and Format: The CBE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers from the Council of Biology Editors. [Dana Ref, on order]
Chicago Manual of Style, 14th edition.
Refer also to the Chicago Guide to Preparing Electronic Manuscripts. [Dana Reference Desk]
Introduction to Basic Legal Citation
Refers to The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation.
A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 6th edition. Kate Turabian.
[Dana Reference Desk]
Using American Psychological Association (APA) Format
Based on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 5th edition. [Dana Reference Desk]
Using Modern Language Association (MLA) Format
Based on the MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing, 2nd edition, from the Modern Language Association. [Dana Reference Desk]
Citing Government Information Sources Using MLA (Modern Language Association) Style
From the University of Nevada, Reno Libraries
Uncle Sam - Brief Guide to Citing Government Publications
Based on The Complete Guide to Citing Government Documents: A Manual for Writers & Librarians by Garner and Smith. [Dana Reference Desk] *UPDATED*

How would you cite an electronic resource?

More resources may be found at: Guides to Citation Styles.
Last updated on 8 August 2007
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