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Writing & Citation Style Guides: Other Styles

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

Other Citation Styles



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)." 

Association of American Geographers (AAG) Style Guide follows the rules outlined in the 15th edition of the Chicago Manual of Style (CMS) and should be consulted for information regarding style, format, and word usage. Please visit CMS FAQs for frequently asked questions. 

ACS Style Guide (Chemistry) 

American Medical Association (AMA)

American Political Science Association (APSA)  

Bluebook (Legal)

CBE (Biology, SLAC*), now known as CSE

IEEE Editorial Style Manual (Online)
IEEE Guide to Writing in the Engineering and Technical Fields, First Edition - Ebook​ 

Library of Congress Electronic Citations

Citing Sources: Getting More Help

Student Learning Assistance Center (SLAC)

Get in-person tutoring at SLAC, located on the 4th floor of Alkek Library. Check the website for hours and availability. SLAC also maintains a good Documentation 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 Center.

Citation Management


Refworks and EndNote are citation management tools that enable you to:     

  • Organize your research Include citations while you write your paper
  • Build a bibliography in a variety of formats
  • Import references from library databases and Google Scholar.

Workshops are also available