Citation Style Quick Guides

These quick reference guides are designed to provide easy access to common formatting and stylistic requirements for each citation style. If we do not currently have a citation guide for a style you are working with, or you suspect that there may be an error, please take a moment to provide feedback.

APA (American Psychological Association)

The APA citation style is frequently used in the Social Sciences.

CSE (Council of Science Editors formerly CBE)

The CSE citation style is frequently used in the Natural Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics).

Chicago Manual of Style

The Chicago Manual of Style has two methods of documentation, the humanities style (notes and bibliography) and the author-date style.

MLA (Modern Language Association)

The MLA citation style is frequently used in the Humanities.

NLM (National Library of Medicine)

The NLM citation style is frequently used in the Health Sciences disciplines.

SSSA (Soil Science Society of America)

The SSSA citation style is frequently used in Soil Science, Agronomy, and Crop Science.

Additional resources