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Style and Citation Guides

Anthropology Chicago Manual of Style
Biology CSE (Council of Science Editors)
Chemistry ACS (American Chemical Society)
Cinema Studies
Computer Science
Earth and Oceanographic Science GSA Bulletin - Style (PDF) - from the Geological Society of America.

Commonly used styles include:

Education APA (American Psychological Association)
English MLA (Modern Language Association)
German MLA (Modern Language Association)
Government and Legal Studies  Commonly used styles include: 
Government Documents Examples based on Chicago, APA, MLA
History Commonly used styles include: 
Law Usually but not always, Blue Book (Compiled by the Harvard Law Review Association, the Columbia Law Review, the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, and the Yale Law Journal.)
Mathematics AMS Author Handbook (American Mathematical Society)
Physics AIP (American Institute of Physics)
  • Chicago
  • MLA (Modern Language Association)
  • less common: APA (American Psychological Association)
Psychology APA (American Psychological Association)
  • Chicago
  • MLA (Modern Language Association)
  • APA (American Psychological Association)
Sociology ASA (American Sociological Association)
Theater & Dance MLA (Modern Language Association)