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In this guide you will find links to several different citation styles with examples and resources to help you create perfect citations! Use the links below or the page navigation links to find information on specific citation styles.

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St. Jerome in the scriptoriumCommon Citation Styles

APA (American Psychological Association)  Social Sciences.

Chicago / *Turabian  History, Art History  & some Social Sciences

MLA (Modern Language Association) English, & some Humanities

CSE (Council of Science Editors) *Formerly CBE   Sciences

More Citation Styles

AAA (American Anthropological Association)

ACS (American Chemical Society)

AMA (American Medical Association) Medicine and Public Health

AP (Associated Press)  Journalism

ASA (American Sociological Association)

Bluebook  Legal Documents

IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)




*Image Credit: St. Jerome in the Scriptorium,  Master of Parral, Museum Lazaro Galdiano