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There are a bewildering number of citation styles, some used widely across disciplines and some more narrowly focused on one particular field, association, or publication. The ones listed here are sometimes used by certain UW departments or fields.
Citation Styles for Humanities & Social Sciences
APSA Style Manual (Political Science)
PDF version of the 2018 revised edition of the style manual published by APSA, the American Political Science Association. APSA Style is based upon Chicago Author-Date.
AP Stylebook (Journalism)
Not a citation guide, but a writing guide for journalists from the Associated Press. Provides "guidelines for spelling, language, punctuation, usage and journalistic style." Print editions
are located in several libraries.
ASA Style (Sociology)
Tips on formatting references using the 6th edition of the official style of the American Sociological Association. See also this pdf handout
from University of Connecticut. Print edition
is located at Odegaard Library. ASA Style is based upon Chicago Author-Date.
Linguistics Style Sheet
The Linguistics Society of America's Unified Style Sheet for Linguistics Journals (2003). See also the specific Language Style Sheet
used in that journal. This style is very similar to Chicago Author-Date.
The University of Chicago Manual of Legal Citation, an attempt to systematize a simpler style of legal citation than presented in The Bluebook.
MHRA Style Guide Online (Humanities, UK)
Download the 3rd edition of the style guide for the Modern Humanities Research Association format, used by British humanities journals. Offers both a footnote and an author-date referencing system.
Citation Styles for Sciences
ACM Style (Computing)
From the Association for Computing Machinery. A numbered sequence style, but with reference formats very similar to Chicago Author-Date style.
ACS Style Quick Guide (Chemistry)
Quick citation guidelines from The ACS Guide to Scholarly Communication
, the official guide from the American Chemical Society. The print edition of the ACS Style Guide
is located in several UW libraries. (ACS uses both author-date and numbered referencing systems).
AIAA Style (Aeronautics & Astronautics)
From the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. A numbered sequence style, similar to CSE Citation-Sequence.
AIP Style Manual (Physics)
PDF version of the 4th edition (1990) of the style manual for the American Institute of Physics, which uses a numbered, sequenced system similar to CSE Citation-Sequence.
AMS Style Guide (Mathematics)
PDF version of the style guide for journals published by the American Mathematical Society, which is primarily concerned with typesetting mathematical writing but does refer to a numbered sequence citation format [section 10.3]
ASCE Style (Civil Engineering)
For publishing with the American Society of Civil Engineers. An author-date parenthetical style similar to CSE Name-Year
ASME Referencing Guideliines (Mechanical Engineering)
From the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. A slightly tweaked version of Chicago Notes style.
NLM's Citing Medicine
2nd edition of the official National Library of Medicine style guide for authors, editors, and publishers