Guide to Citation Style Guides
Brief Citation Guide for Internet Sources in History and the Humanities
- Melvin E. Page wrote this quick guide to the Chicago & Turabian citation
protocols for electronic sources.
- "A Guide for Writing Research Papers based on Styles Recommended by The
American Psychological Association" is written by Charles Darling, Professor
of English, Capital Community-Technical College. This hypertext manual covers
most reference types including electronic sources.
- APA: “Electronic
Reference Formats Recommended by the American Psychological Association”
- This well organized set of pages is on the American Psychology Association's
own web site.
Electronic Documentation - Chicago Style, APA & MLA
- University of Minnesota - Online Writing Center's Mark D. Stewart wrote
this guide based on the 1993 edition of The Chicago Style Guide. Click on
the in-text citations to see how each source is written in the references
- Citing Cyberspace
- James D. Lester
- One of the few online citation guides that covers the Chicago Style and
the CBE (Council of Biology Editors) Numbering Style.
- Short but handy guide using the MLA and APA Style conventions.
- Citing Records
in the National Archives of the United States
- "National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) offers the following
[that] cover citations to textual records, microform records,
nontextual archives (i.e., photographic records, posters, motion pictures,
tape recordings, cartographic records, and architectural drawings), electronic
records, and online references."
- Citing Sources
- This Duke University Library guide gives examples of various citations for
APA, Chicago, MLA and Turabian styles.
Electronic Sources in the Chicago Style
- Part of the Longman English Online Citation Guides “Citing Cyberspace” by
James D. Lester covers MLA and APA styles but is one of the very few to also
deal with Chicago Style and CBE Number style (Council of Biology Editors).
Property in the Information Age: A Classroom Guide to Copyright
- “If It's On the WWW, It's Published!” Janice Walker, better known for her
expertise in citation guides, shows her grasp of copyright issues on the web
too. This hypertext article is, unlike many copyright articles, very readable
and very web savvy.
to Basic Legal Citation (1997-98 ed.)
- by Peter W. Martin (Cornell Law School) ["This citation primer is based
on the Sixteenth Edition of the “Bluebook” known as the authoritative reference
work on “legal citation.”
- J. Walker's
Home Page, Georgia Southern University
- The reigning authority on electronic citation has provided many of her papers
and guides here. My personal favorite is her impressive Online Citation Guide
written for the Longman English site. She also has the best
guide to finding and evaluating Internet sources here.
Style - Modern Language Association of America
- Straight from the horses mouth, “these guidelines . . . are the only ones
available on the Intenet that are authorized” by the MLA.
- Online! Citation
- A chapter from the book Online! A Reference Guide to Using Internet Sources
by Andrew Harnack and Eugene Kleppinger (Bedford/St.Martins). Separate pages
devoted to MLA, APA, Chicago, CBE styles for many different electronic sources.
Byrd Askew Library - Citing Electronic Resources
- Based on Li & Crane's book (1993 edition). Some may find the table organization
of this APA style guide easy to use.
- Uncle Sam - Brief
Guide to Citing Government Publications
- Guidelines by the Government Publications Department, Regional Depository
Library, The University of Memphis that provide "examples of the most
common examples of government document citations. These examples are based
on the Chicago/Turabian standard bibliographic style and not reference-list
form. You may need to modify the citation to conform to the manual/form you
are required to use."