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22.6 Using Other Formats

Although APA, MLA, and Chicago are the most widely used documentation styles, many other styles are used in specific situations. Some of these other styles are listed in Table 22.10 "Other Documentation Formats". You can find more about them by searching online.

Table 22.10 Other Documentation Formats

Documentation Format Typical Use and Website with More Information
American Anthropological Association (AAA) Used by researches in anthropology (http://www.aaanet.org/publications/guidelines.cfm)
American Chemical Society (ACS) Used by researchers in the sciences (http://chemistry.library.wisc.edu/writing/acs-style-guidelines.html)
American Medical Association (AMA) Used by researchers in medicine, health, and biology (http://www.amamanualofstyle.com/oso/public/index.html)
American Political Science Association (APSA) Used by researchers in the political sciences (http://library.stmarytx.edu/acadlib/subject/misc/eldoapsa.htm)
Columbia Online Style (COS) Used by researchers in the humanities and the sciences (http://faculty.ccp.edu/dept/resourceguide/CGuideCOS.html)
Council of Science Editors (CSE) Used by researchers in the science and math fields (http://writing.colostate.edu/guides/researchsources/documentation/cbe_citation)
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Used by researchers in the engineering field (http://www.ieee.org/index.html)
Legal Style (The Redbook) Used by researchers in the legal field (http://west.thomson.com/productdetail/136164/40045944/productdetail.aspx)
National Library of Medicine (NLM) Used by researchers in the medical field (http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/formats/recommendedformats.html)
Turabian Designed for college students to use in all subjects (http://www.press.uchicago.edu/books/turabian/turabian_citationguide.html)
Vancouver Used by researchers in the biological sciences (http://www.michener.ca/lrc/lrcvanco.php)