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Writing & Citation Style Guides: Other styles

This is a guide to citation styles resources at Alkek and beyond.

Miscellaneous Other Styles Links


Bluebook (legal)
ACS Style Guide (chemistry)
CBE (biology, SLAC*) (now known as CSE)

IEEE (engineering)
APSA (political science)
AMA (medical)
Library of Congress Electronic citations
AAA Style Guide (American Anthropological Association) 
NOTE -- As of September 9, 2015 AAA announced this: "After much consideration of publishing standards and member input, AAA has decided to cease production of the AAA Style Guide. AAA style now adheres fully to the current edition of the Chicago Manual of Style (Author-Date)."
AAG Style Guide -- Association of American Geographers follows the rules outlined in the 15th edition of the Chicago Manual of Style (CMS). The CMS should be consulted for information regarding style, format, and word usage. Please visit CMS FAQs for frequently asked questions.



Getting more help...

If you have specific questions about citing your sources, writing tips, or help with editing, you can go to the following places on campus for more assistance.

Student Learning Assistance Center (SLAC)

Get in-person tutoring at the Student Learning Assistance Center, or SLAC, located on the 4th floor of Alkek Library. Check the website for hours and availability. SLAC also maintains a good handout page for quick reference.

Texas State University Writing Center

The Writing Center is located on the first floor of ASB North. You can get help with all types of writing, including papers, essays, and resumes. The Writing Center  offers in-person and online tutoring (check their website for more information).  Round Rock patrons can seek assistance from the Round Rock Writing CenterThe Writing Center also offers survival guide workshops for APA, Chicago/Turabian, and MLA citation styles.

Using a Citation Manager

Consider using a citation manager instead of typing bibliographies and in-line citations by hand.  It will save you time.

RefWorks and EndNote are citation managers available to the campus community via the Library website that lets you:

  • export citation information from databases
  • import information from other sources
  • organize and generate works cited pages and bibliographies in a variety of styles.

The Library offers RefWorks workshops and EndNote workshops throughout the semester.