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Other Citation Styles

Citation resources for styles beyond APA & MLA including Chicago, AMA and more.

Other Commonly Used Citation Styles

The following writing and style formats are less commonly requested by instructors at SCF than APA or MLA but may be required in some disciplines. The links open to external websites. All links are to the publisher's website or quick reference guides prepared by other colleges. These resources should be reliable but students are encouraged to consult the published style guide where possible and to follow any instructions given to them by their instructor about writing and citation.

American Medical Association (AMA)

American Medical Association (AMA)

Typical Usage: Healthcare

Current Edition: 11th*

*The 11th Edition was published in 2020. Under certain circumstances and by some instructors, it may be permissible to use 10th Edition materials. Always check with your instructor for their preferences.

Style Home Page: https://www.amamanualofstyle.com/

Additional Online Resources:

Limestone University Library

New York Medical College

Northeast Technical College

Purdue University Online Writing Lab, aka The Owl

University of Southern California

Print Reference:

Note: SCF does not currently possess a copy of the AMA Manual of Style. A copy of the previous edition (10th) may be obtained through a UBorrow request.

American Sociological Association (ASA)

American Sociological Association (ASA)

Typical Usage: Professional writing for sociology.

Current Edition: 6th

Style Home Page: ASA Author Resources

ASA Quick Reference Sheet

Additional Online Resources:

Purdue Online Writing Lab aka The Owl

University of Toronto, Mississauga 

Print Reference:

A 6th edition print reference is not currently available for lending.

Chicago Style

Chicago Style

Typical Usage: Anthropology, History

Current Edition: 17th

Style Home Page: Chicago Manual of Style.org 

Additional Online Resources:

Piedmont Virginia Community College

Purdue University Online Writing Lab, aka The Owl

Print Reference:

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Style

Typical Usage: Electrical and electronics engineering.

Current Edition: 9.20.2021

Style Home Page: IEEE Author Center.

Manual: Direct Link to Style Guide

Additional Online Resources:

Purdue Online Writing Lab aka The Owl

Print Reference:

A print edition is not available, the organization makes a PDF of their manual of style available for free. See the above links.

Other Formats Not Listed Here

Did we miss something?

We're always trying to broaden our resources and sharpen our skills. Let us know if you encounter a style guide and citation format that we are unaware of in one of your classes. Contact us at reference@scf.edu

MLA & APA

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