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Section 10.3.2

Specific Citation Styles

Different disciplines and even different publications within a discipline vary in specific stylistic details. The following styles, however, provide commonly used examples of each of these general formats.

Parenthetical Short Text References Linked to a List of References

American Psychological Association (APA) style

Modern Language Association (MLA) style

In-Text Numbers Linked to a List of References

Council of Biology Editors (CBE) citation-sequence system

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) reference style

In-Text Numbers Linked to Footnotes or Endnotes with or without a List of References

Chicago Manual of Style (CMS) Note Format: the standard note system, which has been adapted for students (with some modifications) by Kate Turabian in A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations (6th ed., University of Chicago Press, 1996)

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