Citation Style Guides

Citation Comparison Chart (APA, MLA, and Chicago)

APA Format

APA Style Central (American Psychological Association) This tool is produced by the same organization that authored the APA Style Manual. It is designed to teach users APA style concepts as well as manage references, assist with proper paper formatting, and provide tips on publication. NOTE: to use advanced features, you will need create a personalized account after logging in through our link.

Index for In-Text Citations and Reference List Information:  APA Manual

OWL  Style Guide (Purdue University)

APA Style Blog (blog is written by the American Psychological Association)

MLA Format

OWL  Style Guide (Purdue University)

Chicago Format

Chicago Manual of Style online — This is the authority for the Chicago Style Manual. Optional subscription access is available. A full print guide can be found at the White Library reference desk.

OWL Style Guide, Chicago Format (Purdue University)

AMA (American Medical Association) Format

AMA Style Reference Citation Format – a tip sheet from the the New York Medical College that contains the most frequently requested information.

AMA Style Guide – AMA Style Guide from Citation Style.

NLM (National Library of Medicine) Format

NLM (National Library of Medicine)  – NLM Citation Style Guide.

SBL Format

SBL bibliographic guidelines 1 — information on the SBL citation style from Dr. Chuck White.

SBL bibliographic guidlines 2 — more information on the SBL citation style from Dr. Chuck White.

ACS (American Chemical Society) Format

The ACS Style Guide– the ACS Style Guide book available in PDF format, chapter by chapter.

Other Style Guides and Related Information

OWL- Purdue Assistance with references, in-text citations, APA, MLA and other aspects of academic writing.