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All styles: RefWorks

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RefWorks

RefWorks allows you to collect, store and organize citations to journal articles, books, web sites and more. RefWorks automatically formats your papers and bibliographies to any style you specify (e.g. APA, MLA, CBE and more).
uWaterloo Library Guide to using RefWorks

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American Psychological Association (APA)

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American Psychological Association (APA) Documentation An overview of the APA documentation described in the 6th ed. of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. A handout from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. With examples.
APA (American Psychological Association) Style

From Writing Services, Learning Commons, University of Guelph.

APA Citation Guide Based on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition (2010). From Ohio State University Libraries.
APA Citation Style The examples in this short guide from Okanagan College Library cover frequently used citation forms only. Includes legislation.
APA Documentation Style Citation of both ELECTRONIC and PRINT resources and other details about formatting a research paper in APA style.
Citation Machine Citation machine generates MLA and APA citations automatically. Choose the type of resource you want to cite, complete a brief web form, then copy and paste the citation into your paper.
Citing Canadian Government Documents- APA Style

A guide to citing Canadian government sources. Developed by SFU Librarians using the Publication Manual of the APA (6th edition), The Complete Guide to Citing Government Information Resources and Cite Right.

Electronic Reference Formats Recommended by the American Psychological Association Citation of ELECTRONIC Format Materials. Agency / Author: APA

Chicago Style

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Chicago Manual of Style Online

16th ed.

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Chicago Style

From Writing Services, Learning Commons, University of Guelph.

Chicago Style Citation Guide: Author-Date Based on The Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition (2003). Examples are shown for the newer Author-Date system recommended for the physical, natural and social sciences. From Ohio State University Libraries.
Chicago Style Citation Guide: Notes-Bibliography Based on The Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition (2003). Examples are shown for the Notes-Bibliography system recommended for literature, history, and the arts. From Ohio State University Libraries.
Citing Canadian Government Documents- Chicago Style

A guide to citing Canadian government sources. Developed by SFU Librarians using the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th ed. Covers only the Humanities (notes/bibliographies) style.



Council of Science Editors (CSE)

Name Description
CSE (CBE) Citation Guide

Based on Scientific Style and Format: The CSE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers, 7th edition (2006). From Ohio State University Libraries.

CSE Citation-Name

From Writing Services, Learning Commons, University of Guelph.

CSE Name-Year

From Writing Services, Learning Commons, University of Guelph.


Harvard Style

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Harvard System of Referencing Guide Covers PRINT and ELECTRONIC sources


Medical Style

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AMA Manual of Style University of Waterloo Guide based on American Medical Association Manual of Style.
AMA Style Guide Provides brief examples for both PRINT and ONLINE recommended by the American Medical Association.
NLM Style "Provides brief examples for PRINT sources as recommended by the National Library of Medicine. Agency / Author: Health Sciences Libraries, University of Washington"
Vancouver style Uniform requirements for manuscripts submitted to biomedical journals.

Modern Language Association of America (MLA)

Name Description
Citation Machine Citation machine generates MLA and APA citations automatically. Choose the type of resource you want to cite, complete a brief web form, then copy and paste the citation into your paper.
Citing Canadian Government Documents- MLA Style

A guide to citing Canadian government sources. Developed by SFU Librarians using the MLA Handbook, 7th edition (2009) and The Complete Guide to Citing Government Information Resources : A Manual for Social Science & Business Research.

Frequently Asked Questions about MLA Style FAQ gathered and addressed by the source of this style. Agency/Author: Modern Language Association of America.
MLA Citation Guide Based on the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th edition (2009). From Ohio State University Libraries.
MLA Formatting and Style Guide Based on the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (7th ed.) and the MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing (3rd ed.). From Purdue University’s Online Writing Lab.
MLA Style

From Writing Services, Learning Commons, University of Guelph.


Oxford Style

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Oxford Referencing Style "Citation of PRINT, NON-PRINT and ELECTRONIC formats."

Turabian Style

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Turabian Style Guide (Concordia University Libraries) Brief PDF document covering parenthetical citations and bibliography listings for print and e-resources.

Other Collections of Style Manuals

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Citing Sources and Web Sites "Citation of both ELECTRONIC and PRINT formats. Maintained by the Robert E. Kennedy Library, California Polytechnic State University."
IEEE Editorial Style Manual
Style Manuals Citation of both ELECTRONIC and PRINT formats. Maintained by Stanford University Libraries.

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