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Style Guides: Online Style Guides

Citing sources and bibliographic formats

Online Style Guides

American Chemical Society


ACS Style Guidelines (UW Madison Chemistry Library)

American Medical Association


AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors

Online edition of the American Medical Association Manual of Style. 10th ed., c2007

American Psychological Association (American Psychological Association)

APA Documentation (UW Writing Center)

APA Referencing Style - Examples (University of New England)

APA Style Guide (University of Washington)

Guide to the most frequently used entries, based on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 5th ed., 2001.

APA Style Guide to Electronic References

This guide offers up-to-date information on formatting electronic references in APA style. It outlines the key elements to include in references to electronic sources, with numerous example.

Chicago Manual of Style

Chicago Manual of Style Online


Council of Science Writers


CSE (UW Writing Center)

National Library of Medicine


Citing Medicine: The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers

Applies existing standards and provides information on constructing citations for complex biomedical material. Includes a chapter on citing material on the internet.

UW-Madison Writing Center

The UW Madison Writing Center provides individual help, free classes, writing handbooks and style guides, and more.