Citation Guides & Style Manuals

Use the resources below to:

  • Help format references/bibliography into a citation style
  • Find the style manual recommended by your professor
  • Organize references/bibliography with RefWorks (an online tool)
  • Help with your writing and/or grammar

APA Chicago/Turabian MLA
Other Styles Bibliographic Management Tools Writing and Grammar Guides
Writing Assistance Centers at UCSD


APA – AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION
Online Sources (abridged)
APA Citation Quick Guide (U of California)
APA Documentation Guide (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
APA Style Help
Style Manuals (complete) in Geisel Library *
Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed. 2nd printing [corr. rev. ed.])

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CHICAGO/TURABIAN
Online Sources
Chicago Manual of Style UCSD Only (online)
Chicago-Style Citation Quick Guide (abridged)
Turabian Quick Guide (abridged)
Style Manuals (complete) in Geisel Library *
The Chicago manual of style (16th edition)
A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations: Chicago style for students and researchers
Student's guide to writing college papers Kate L. Turabian (4th edition)

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MLA – MODERN LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION
Online Sources (abridged)
MLA Formatting and Style Guide
Style Manuals (complete) in Geisel Library *
MLA style manual and guide to scholarly publishing (3rd edition)

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OTHER STYLES
Online Sources (abridged)
American Anthropological Association Style Guide
Citation & Style Guides
Introduction to Basic Legal Citation
Purdue OWL: Research and Citation Resources
Style Manual for Political Science
Style Manuals (complete) in Geisel Library *
APSA style manual for political science
ASA style guide / American Sociological Association
The Oxford guide to style

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* Partial listing - For additional resources, search the UC San Diego Libraries Catalog (Roger) by subject:

For a style manual on a specific subject, search the UC San Diego Libraries Catalog (Roger) by [subject] followed by Authorship, Authorship Handbooks, manuals, etc., and Authorship Style manuals.  See examples below.


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REFERENCE/BIBLIOGRAPHIC MANAGEMENT TOOLS
Organize references/bibliography with RefWorks (an online tool)
RefWorks UCSD Only
RefWorks Tutorial
EndNote Tutorials
RefWorks & EndNote Support

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WRITING AND GRAMMAR GUIDES (online and print resources) **
The Allyn & Bacon guide to writing (5th edition)
The Elements of Style (online)
The Elements of Style
Forms of address: a guide for business and social use
Forms of Address (online)
Guide to Grammar and Writing (online)
Keys for writers (5th edition)
The Longman writer's bible : the complete guide to writing, research, and grammar
The Oxford dictionary of English grammar UCSD Only (online)
The Rowman & Littlefield guide to writing with sources UCSD Only (online)

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** Partial listing – For additional resources, search the UC San Diego Libraries Catalog (Roger) by subject

For languages other than English, search the UC San Diego Libraries Catalog (Roger) by subject


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WRITING ASSISTANCE CENTERS AT UCSD (FOR UCSD STUDENTS)
English Language and ESL Resources
Office of Academic Support & Instructional Services (OASIS)
UCSD Writing Center
Writing Programs and Resources

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