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ELISE | Informing your studies: Citation style manuals

Why style manuals?

In order to cite correctly it is useful to use a style manual for your chosen style that demonstrates the standardised way of recording the elements of a book, journal article, conference paper, report etc. Your school or faculty will probably have a preferred style.

Some style manuals are listed on this page. If you are required to use another referencing style, check the Library collection or the internet for the corresponding style manual.

APA tutorials and webinars

The Basics of Seventh Edition APA Style tutorial is available on the APA style website 

APA 6th ed.

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association by American Psychological Association
ISBN: 9781433805615
Publication Date: 2010


Style Manual for Authors, Editors and Printers by Snooks and Co.
ISBN: 0701636483
Publication Date: 2011



MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing by Modern Language Association of America
ISBN: 9780873522977
Publication Date: 2008


The Oxford Guide to Style by Robert Ritter; Janet Whitcut
ISBN: 0198691750
Publication Date: 2002


Australian Guide to Legal Citation 3rd edition by Melbourne University Law Review Association Inc and Melbourne Journal of International Law Inc
ISBN: 9780646527390
Publication Date: 2010


Citing Medicine: The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers. 2nd Ed.

Publication Date: 2007