Ethical Issues

Style Manuals


In order to cite materials properly you should use a style manual. Different style manuals are used for different disciplines.  The most commonly used style manuals are:

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  • Style Manual of the American Psychological Associations

  • The Chicago Manual of Style

  • The MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers

Be sure to ask your instructor if a particular citation style is required for your assignment. Your helpful librarian can also assist you in finding an appropriate style manual.