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Citation Style Guide

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Don't Know Which Citation Style You Need to Use?

The citation style to use is determined by your professor, or if you are submitting a manuscript, by the journal or publisher. However, each discipline tends to use one or two styles.

Anthropology - use AAA Law & Legal Studies - use Bluebook, Maroonbook or ALWD
Art History - use Chicago or Turabian Linguistics - use APA, MLA or LSA
Arts Management - use  Chicago Literature - use MLA
Biology - use CSE Mathematics - use AMS
Business - use APA, Chicago or Harvard Medicine - use AMA or NLM
Chemistry - use ACS Music - use Turabian or Chicago
Communications - use MLA Philosophy - use MLA or Chicago
Computing Science - use Chicago Physics - use AIP
Criminology - use APA or Chicago Political Science - APSA
Education - use APA Psychology - use APA
History - use Chicago or Turabian Religion - use MLA or Chicago
International Studies - use APA, APSA, Chicago, or ISA Sociology - use ASA
Journalism - use AP or APA

Theater - use MLA or Chicago