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American Medical Association Quick Style Guide
Based on the AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors, 10th edition, (recommended for biomedical sciences, medicine, and dentistry) this guide provides examples for citing both printed and electronic resources, both in the text of manuscripts and in reference lists. For examples on citing audiovisuals, images, and more please explore here.

American Psychological Association - A Citation Guide

Based on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 5th edition, (recommended for nursing, anatomy, occupational therapy, social, and behavioral sciences) this guide provides examples for citing books; book chapters; encyclopedia, journal, magazine, and newspaper articles; ERIC reports; online databases; and Internet resources. For a more interactive review of this citation style, please visit Excelsior's APA style guide

Chicago Manual of Style Citation Guide - Author-Date
Based on The Chicago Manual of Style, 17th edition, this guide provides examples in Author-Date style (recommended for physical, natural, and social sciences)  for citing books; encyclopedia, journal, magazine, and newspaper articles; e-books and journals; and Internet resources. Specific examples can be found in chapter 15 of this manual.

Chicago Manual of Style Citation Guide - Notes-Bibliography
Based on The Chicago Manual of Style, 17th edition, this guide provides examples in the Notes-Bibliography style (recommended for literature, history, and the arts) for citing books; encyclopedia, journal, magazine, and newspaper articles; e-books and journals; and Internet resources. Specific examples can be found in chapter 14 of this manual. For a more interactive review of this citation style, please visit Excelsiors's Chicago Notes & Bibliography style guide.

Citing Medicine: The NLM Style Guide
A citation guide for reference sources commonly used in biomedical manuscripts. Also called the "Vancouver Style" (recommened for dentistry) and is from the National Library of Medicine's Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals: Writing and Editing for Biomedical Publications. This guide is also used for the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) reference style. Sample refererences specifically for ICMJE are available from the National Library of Medicine. 

CSE (Science) Citation Guide (formerly CBE Citation Guide)
Based on the Scientific Style and Format: The CSE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers, 7th edition, (recommended for biological sciences) this guide provides examples for citing books; book chapters; journal articles; conference papers and abstracts; technical reports; and dissertations theses.

Modern Language Association Citation Guide
Based on the MLA Handbook, 8th edition, (recommended for english and other humanities) this guide provides examples for citing books; anthologies and works in anthologies; encyclopedia, journal, magazine, and newspaper articles; reviews; works of art; television programs; sound recordings; online databases; and Internet resources. For a more interactive review of this citation style, please visit Excelsior's MLA style guide.