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Style Manuals & Resources

Style Manuals and Resources 
American Chemical Society, Handbook for Authors. Washington, D.C. American Chemical Society Publications, 1978. 
American Institute of Physics, Style Manual: Instructions to Authors and Volume Editors for the Preparation of AIP Book Manuscripts. 5th ed. New York: AIP, 1995. 
American Management Association, The AMA Style Guide for Business Writing. New York: AMACOM, 1996. 
American Mathematical Society, The AMS Author Handbook: General Instructions for Preparing Manuscripts. Revised ed. Providence: AMS, 1996. 
American National Standards Institute, American National Standard for the Preparation of Scientific Papers for Written or Oral Presentation. New York: ANSI, 1979. 
American Psychological Association, Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. 5th ed. Washington, D.C. American Psychological Association, 2001. 
Bates, Robert L., Rex Buchanan, and Marla Adkins-Heljeson, eds., Geowriting: A Guide to Writing, Editing, and Printing in Earth Science. 5th ed. Alexandria: American Geological Institute, 1995. 
Campbell, William G., Stephen V. Ballou, and Carol Slade, Form and Style: Theses, Reports, Term Papers. Sixth Edition, Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1982. 
The Chicago Manual of Style: The Essential Guide for Writers, Editors, and Publishers. Fourteenth Edition, Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 1993. 
Council of Biology Editors, Scientific Style and Format: the CBE Manual for Authors, Editors and Publishers. 6th ed. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1994. 
Dood, Janet, editor, The ACS Style Guide: A Manual for Authors and Editors. 2nd ed. Washington: American Chemical Society, 1997. 
Garner, Diane L. The Complete Guide to Citing Government Information Resources: A Manual for Social Science and Business Research. 3rd ed. Bethesda: Congressional Information Service, 2002. 
Holoman, D. Kern, editor, Writing about Music: A Style Sheet from the Editors of 19th-Century Music. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1988. 
Iverson, Cheryl, et al, American Medical Association Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors. 9th ed. Baltimore: Williams, 1998. 
Modern Language Association, MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. New York: MLA, 1984. 
NEA Style Manual for Writers and Editors. Washington, D.C., National Education Association of the United States, 1974. 
Swanson, Ellen, editor, Mathematics Into Type: Copyediting and Proofreading of Mathematics for Editorial Assistants and Authors. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1971. 
Turabian, Kate L., A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations. Sixth Edition, Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 1996. (Available on “Microsoft Word for Windows”, academic version). 
In addition to these publications, you should consult the latest appropriate reference work in your field. If such a publication does not exist, follow the format of the leading journal in your field. 

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