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Citing Sources (Citation Style)

Links to resources that provide examples of how to write citations, create a works cited list, and format written documents in various styles for several academic disciplines.

Compilation of Other Citation Styles

AAA Style Guide

Guidelines from the American Anthropological Association.

ACS Style

The ACS Style Guide is available in Milne Library's Reference Collection (REF QD 8.5 A25 2006). 

APSA Style

California State University's (Chico) guide to APSA (American Political Science Association) style based on the Style Manual for Political Science, available in Milne Library's Reference Collection (REF JA 86 A52 2006).

ASA Style

American Sociological Association Style Guide is available in Milne Library's Reference Collection (REF HM 569 A54 2014). 

The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation

From Cornell University, this guide to citation style for legal materials includes examples from the ALWD Citation Manual and from The Bluebook, published by the Harvard Law Review Association, available in Milne Library's Reference Collection (REF KF 245 B58).

CSE (Council of Science Editors)

Guidelines for writers in science are based on Scientific Style and Format: The CSE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers, available in Milne Library's Reference Collection (REF T 11 S386 2014).

DOI Lookup


Links to citations for research publications by means of the DOI system. The DOI, or Digital Object Identifier, is a "unique alphanumeric string" that provides a persistent link to digital content on the internet. Either search for the DOI of a known article, or resolve a DOI.