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FYS 452 - The Politics of Soccer: Citation Styles

Choosing a Citation Style

  1. Use the style your professor requests.  Departments may also suggest a particular style.

    If you have a choice:

  2. Use the style designed to accommodate your discipline; for example, APA Style for psychology papers.

  3. You may want to choose based on the strengths of a style.  (For example, Chicago/Turabian for footnotes.):

             The Purdue OWL: Citation Chart (MLA, APA, and Chicago side by side in one searchable pdf).

Styles by Name

 

NAME  USED BY NOTES
AAA American Anthropological Association Style Guide  Anthropology For topics not covered in this short guide, use Chicago Manual of Style.

ACS Style Guide (American Chemical Society)
ACS Style Guide (from Williams College)

Chemistry  
AIP Style Manual (from the American Institute of Physics) Physics and Astronomy This style was last updated in 1997.
SEE also APS Reviews of Modern Physics Style Guide.

AMS Author Handbook (American Mathematical Society)
AMS MRef tool and MR Lookup

Mathematics MRef tool will return citations in MathSciNet, BIBTEX, AMSRefs, or TeX format. 
MR Lookup searches for AMS publications and returns them with 
MR Numbers converted to linked URLs.

APA Style
See the APA tab above for additional resources.  

Psychology; Politics; behavioral and social sciences See also APSA and ASA styles.
APS Reviews of Modern Physics Style Guide Physics and Astronomy Style is oriented toward publication in LATEX with references in BIBTEX.

APSA Style Manual for Political Science
APSA Style (from Trinity College)

Political Science For topics not covered in this short guide, use Chicago Manual of Style.

ASA Quick Style Guide
ASA References Page Formatting 
(from Purdue OWL)

Sociology

Complete guide available in Ladd Library Reference HM 569 .A54 2007.

Audiovisual Citation Guidelines (from the Britsh Universities Film and Video Coucil) 

Communication; film; sciences; behavioral and social sciences; arts and humanities

Coverage includes: film; television; radio; CDs, LPs, & online audio; DVD extras; clips; trailers; commercials; amateur and home videos; archival material; podcasts; vodcasts; and games.

Chicago Manual of Style
See the Chicago/Turabian tab above.

History; arts and humanities

Chicago/Turabian style is currently the only major style that supports the use of footnotes or endnotes.

CSE Council of Science Editors
See the CSE tab above. 

Biology

See the Biology Department's own guide, " How to Write a Paper in Scientific Journal Style and Format"

CSE Scientific Style and Format is available in print in Ladd Library Reference: T11.S386 2014

Government publications, laws, treaties, constitutions, etc. (federal, state, and international) Politics; law; sciences; behavioral and social sciences; arts and humanities Chicago/Turabian, MLA, and APA all provide some guidance as found at this guide from Tulane, but for the most in-depth coverage, please see The Complete Guide to Citing Government Resources, available in print at the Ladd Library Reference and Circulation desks:  Z7164.G7 G37 1993
GSA Geological Society of America Style Geology GSA site includes a full set of geology publication guidelines, including information on tables and figures.
 

MLA Handbook
See the MLA tab above.

English; language and literature  

Turabian Manual for Writers...
See the Chicago/Turabian tab above.

History; arts and humanities Chicago/Turabian style is currently the only major style that supports the use of footnotes or endnotes.