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Political Studies: Citing

Citation Styles

Studying by Sterlic

Different academic disciplines follow different formats for presenting citations, so check with your instructor to make sure you are using the appropriate citation style.  Here are some commonly-used citation styles:

Chicago Manual of Style (CMOS):

Chicago Manual of Style (2017, 17th edition: online or in print)

Chicago Manual of Style Online: Quick Guide


Other Citation Styles:

Canadian Journal of Political Science: Editorial Style Guidelines

Turabian style (A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers (print)

APA Style

MLA Style

How to Cite Government Publications (from McMaster Univ)

Legal Citation (from Queen's Univ)

Managing References