Citation Style Guides



A Brief Citation Guide for Internet Sources in History and the Humanities
Melvin E. Page wrote this quick guide to the Chicago & Turabian citation protocols for electronic sources.
APA Styles
"A Guide for Writing Research Papers based on Styles Recommended by The American Psychological Association" is written by Charles Darling, Professor of English, Capital Community-Technical College. This hypertext manual covers most reference types including electronic sources.
APA: " Electronic Reference Formats Recommended by the American Psychological Association"
This well organized set of pages is on the American Psychology Association's own web site.
Chicago Manuscript Format
Guidelins for fromating a paper and preparing its endnotes and bibliography based on The Chicago Manual of Style, 15th ed. by Diana Hacker -- see more on Research & Documentation here
Citing Electronic Documentation - Chicago Style, APA & MLA
University of Minnesota - Online Writing Center's Mark D. Stewart wrote this guide based on the 1993 edition of The Chicago Style Guide. Click on the in-text citations to see how each source is written in the references list.
Citing Cyberspace - James D. Lester
One of the few online citation guides that covers the Chicago Style and the CBE (Council of Biology Editors) Numbering Style.
Citing Lexis/Nexis
From the LexisNexis site, this page shows how to cite documents found here in both MLA and APA styles.
Citing Records in the National Archives of the United States
"National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) offers the following guidelines …[that] cover citations to textual records, microform records, nontextual archives (i.e., photographic records, posters, motion pictures, tape recordings, cartographic records, and architectural drawings), electronic records, and online references."
Citing Sources
This Duke University Library guide gives examples of various citations for APA, Chicago, MLA and Turabian styles.
Comic Art in Scholarly Writing: A Citation Guide
Allen Ellis, Associate Professor of Library Services at Northern Kentucky University covers comic strips, editorial cartoons, graphic novels and other citation questions like how to handle multi-issues stories.
Footnote and Citation Style Guides - Lehigh U. Libraries
This site goes way beyond the usual offering of 1-3 styles. It presents vast array of citation styles for business, education, engineering, science, social science and general guides.
Intellectual Property in the Information Age: A Classroom Guide to Copyright
"If It's On the WWW, It's Published!" Janice Walker, better known for her expertise in citation guides, shows her grasp of copyright issues on the web too. This hypertext article is, unlike many copyright articles, very readable and very web savvy.
Introduction to Basic Legal Citation (1997-98 ed.)
by Peter W. Martin (Cornell Law School) ["This citation primer is based on the Sixteenth Edition of the "Bluebook" known as the authoritative reference work on "legal citation."
J. Walker's Home Page, Georgia Southern University
The reigning authority on electronic citation has provided many of her papers and guides here. My personal favorite is her impressive Online Citation Guide written for the Longman English site. She also has the best guide to finding and evaluating Internet sources here.
MLA Style - Modern Language Association of America
Straight from the horses mouth, "these guidelines . . . are the only ones available on the Intenet that are authorized" by the MLA.
Online! Citation Styles
A chapter from the book Online! A Reference Guide to Using Internet Sources by Andrew Harnack and Eugene Kleppinger (Bedford/St.Martins). Separate pages devoted to MLA, APA, Chicago, CBE styles for many different electronic sources.
Sarah Byrd Askew Library - Citing Electronic Resources
Based on Li & Crane's book (1993 edition). Some may find the table organization of this APA style guide easy to use.
Turabian and Chicago Styles Citations
A handy 6-page PDF guide from the UC Berkeley Library
Uncle Sam - Brief Guide to Citing Government Publications
Guidelines by the Government Publications Department, Regional Depository Library, The University of Memphis that provide "examples of the most common examples of government document citations. These examples are based on the Chicago/Turabian standard bibliographic style and not reference-list form. You may need to modify the citation to conform to the manual/form you are required to use."