Commonly Used Citation Styles
APA (American Psychological Association)
- The Writing Center, Univ. of Wisconsin – Madison
- APA Style Handout from the UNH Connors Writing Center
- APA Formatting and Style Guide at Purdue OWL
MLA (Modern Language Association)
- Chicago Manual of Style Online – UNH subscription to the 16th & 17th editions
- Turabian, 9th Edition Online
- Handouts (Part 1 and Part 2) from the UNH Connors Writing Center
ASA (American Sociological Association)
Sciences & Engineering Citations
Council of Science Editors (CSE): Biology & Other Sciences
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Style
American Chemical Society (ACS) Style Guide
- In print: The ACS Style Guide, 3rd ed. Washington, DC: American Chemical Society, 2006.
- Quick Guide [pdf] (Pennsylvania State University Libraries)
Other Styles & Resources
- Uncle Sam: Brief Guide to Citing Government Publications (University Libraries, Univ. of Memphis)
- Purdue Owl Citation Style Chart
Print copies of a variety of citation style guides are kept at the Research Center Desk in Dimond Library or any of the branch libraries; just ask for assistance.
Bibliographic Management Tools
Bibliographic management tools allow you to store, manage, and format citations. They can import references from databases, place citations formatted in various styles directly into your text, and create reference lists.
Citation Help Through Library Databases
Some library databases, such as those from EBSCOhost and ProQuest, allow you to get references in selected styles such as MLA, APA or AMA when emailing and saving records.
- Citing Sources & Avoiding Plagiarism (Duke Univ. Libraries) – tips on warning signs and what to cite
- Plagiarism: What It is and How to Recognize and Avoid It (Writing Tutorial Services, Indiana Univ., Bloomington)