There are four major style manuals published in the print format.  Instructors generally require students to use one of these four for citing references:

  • The Chicago Manual of Style. (2010).  Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.  (16th edition)
  • Turabian Kate L. (2013) A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations. (Revised edition/sixth ed.)   Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.
  • The MLA Style Manual. (2009). New York: The Modern Language Association of America.   (7th ed.)
  • Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. (2010)  Sixth edition.  Washington: APA.