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Citation Style Resources

According to the Kean Academic Integrity Policy, you must always acknowledge (cite) the source of any words, ideas, data, images, music, etc. used in your papers, presentations, etc. This guide covers some of the most commonly used citation styles.

Citation Style Guides

The following citation style guides are available through the Nancy Thompson Learning Commons. Books with a Call Number beginning with the letters "Ref" are shelved in alphanumeric order by call number in the Reference Collection on the second floor or at the Reference Desk on the first floor. Books with the designation "Electronic Resource" are e-books, which are accessible by clicking the hyperlinked title.

Citation Style Guides Gallery

ACS Style Guide: Effective Communication of Scientific Information

Service Desk (First Floor)
Non-circulating

AMA Manual of Style

(American Medical Association)
Service Desk (First Floor)
Non-circulating

American Sociological Association Style Guide

Service Desk (First Floor)
Non-circulating

APA Style Guide to Electronic References, Sixth Edition

Electronic Resource
Due to Federal Copyright Law, users may print one copy for their personal use only.

The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation

Service Desk (First Floor)
Non-circulating

The Chicago Manual of Style, 17th Edition

Service Desk (First Floor)
Non-circulating

A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations (Turabian manual)

Reference Collection (Second Floor)

MLA Handbook

(8th Edition)
Service Desk (First Floor)
Non-circulating

MLA Handbook (9th Edition)

Service Desk (First Floor)
Non-circulating

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA)

(6th Edition)
Service Desk (First Floor)
Non-circulating

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA)

(7th Edition)
Service Desk (First Floor)
Non-circulating

Scientific Style and Format: The CSE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers (Council of Science Editors)

Reference Collection (Second Floor)