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APA (American Psychological Association)

APA is used most frequently in the sciences and social sciences.  Selected online style guides for APA:

MLA (Modern Language Association)

MLA is used most frequently in humanities disciplines such as English, foreign language, and literature.  Selected online style guides for MLA:

Chicago Style

Chicago Style includes two systems of documentation.  The notes and bibliography system is used by many disciplines in the arts and humanities.  The author-date system is used by disciplines in the physical, natural, and social sciences.  Selected online style guides for Chicago:


Kate Turabian's A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, the 9th edition is currently unavailable.  The 8th edition is available in the Research Help Area on the main floor and in the stacks.  Except for a few small differences, Turabian is identical to Chicago.  Selected online style guides for Turabian:

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