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About Other Styles
Various disciplines prefer to use styles other than MLA and APA. This page has resources for some of the more common ones.
Ask your instructors which style they expect you to use and feel free to consult with a librarian about citing your sources.
American Chemical Society (ACS) Style
Use the American Chemical Society style for your chemistry papers.
ACS Style Guide
An overview with samples from Williams College Libraries.
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Use Chicago/Turabian for your history, humanities, and arts papers.
Chicago Manual of Style (OWL)
Helpful tutorial and reference guide from Purdue's Online Writing Lab.
Turabian Quick Guide
Kate L. Turabian's Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations presents two basic documentation systems: notes-bibliography style (or simply bibliography style) and author-date style (sometimes called reference list style). These styles are essentially the same as those presented in The Chicago Manual of Style, sixteenth edition, with slight modifications for the needs of student writers.
Council of Science Editors (CSE) Style
Use CSE for you natural sciences courses, such as biology, mathematics, and physics.
CSE Citation Style - UW Madison
The Council of Science Editors (CSE) offers three systems of documentation. In all three systems, a reference list at the end of the paper provides all the information your reader needs to track down your sources.
CSE Quick Citation Guide - Penn State
This guide contains some examples of common citation formats in CSE Style (Council of Science Editors, formerly called the CBE Council of Biology Editors).
Scientific Style and Format Citation Quick Guide
Now in its eighth edition, the indispensable reference for authors, editors, publishers, students, and translators in all areas of science and related fields has been fully revised by the Council of Science Editors to reflect today’s best practices in scientific publishing. This fully searchable online edition makes it easy to find the answers you need quickly.
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