Citation Flavors

The way citations are written often depends on the discipline.  Many use MLA (English), APA (psychology or nursing) or Chicago  style (history), which are found at  These handbooks are also in Reference if one needs a more detailed point explained.

Biology uses Scientific style and format : the CBE manual for authors, editors, and publishers,  available in Reference: T 11 .S386 2006.

Chemistry uses The ACS style guide : effective communication of scientific information.  Located in Reference QD 8.5 .A25 2006.

IEEE has a citation guide at

Others include the AMA Manual of Style,  for medicine, located at the McNichols and Dental Libraries.    R 119 .A533 2007  and the Associated Press Stylebook:    PN 4783 .A83 2002