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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Research Standards and Resources: Citation Format Resources

Find here both general and UIUC-specific information related to conducting research, including process, ethics, academic integrity, intellectual property, copyright, citation format and management, and plagiarism.

Citation Format Resources

Selected Format Styles

See also Citing Sources LibGuide


APA Style

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition (2010).   Multiple locations   Call number: 029 Am4p2010. 


Chicago Manual of Style


Citing Medicine: The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers, 2nd ed.  

Published by the National Library of Medicine.   Includes how to cite blog entries and wikis.


Citing Government Resources

  • The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, 20th ed.  Compiled by the editors of Columbia Law Review, Harvard Law Review, the University of Pennyslvania Law Review, and Yale Law Journal. 2015. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Law Review As. Multiple locations - 2015 in Law Library Reference, other eds. also available.
  • Citing Government Documents from University of Nebraska Kearney, Calvin T. Ryan Library, Government Documents Department
  • Citing Records in the National Archives of the United States from the National Archives.
  • Complete Guide to Citing Government Information Resources: A Manual for Social Science & Business Research, 3rd ed. Debora Cheney, 2002, Bethesda, MD: LexisNexis. Location: Main Reference. Call Number: Q. 016.015 G186c2002
  • The Complete Guide to Citing Government Resources: A Manual for Writers & Librarians. Diane L. Garner and Diane H. Smith, 1993, Bethesda, MD.: Congressional Information Service. Location: Main Stacks (Central Circulation and Bookstacks). Call Number: 016.015 G186C1993. 
  • Guide: Citing U.S. Government Publications from University of Indiana, Herman B. Wells Library 

Scientific Style and Format


International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals: Sample References


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