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Style and Citation Guides
Research can be a daunting task. UA Libraries provide many resources to assist you in your research and paper writing. Citations can be especially difficult for researchers. Check out these great sources for help.
ASME Citation Guide
The guidelines walk the author step by step through the correct format of citations within the text and within the reference section at the end of the paper.
IEEE Editorial Style Manual
This style manual provides editorial guidelines for IEEE Transactions, Journals, and Letters. For spelling reference, IEEE Publications uses Webster’s College Dictionary, 4th Edition.
Scientific Style and Format by
Publication Date: 2006-04-01
Scientific Style and Format is the most recognized, authoritative reference for authors, editors, publishers, students, and translators in all areas of science and related fields. The seventh edition of this useful resource has been fully updated and expanded to reflect changes in recommendations from authoritative international bodies. New chapters cover the responsibilities of authors, editors, and peer reviewers in scientific publication and discuss copyright requirements and practices. The chapters on books and journals provide advice pertinent to both electronic and print publication, and authoritative online resources are listed where available.
Reference Management Software
The University of Alabama offically supports RefWorks citation management software. It is completely free for students, faculty and staff. Use Refowrks to manage, organize, and cite references within an office document.
The University of Alabama offically supports EndNote citation management software. It is completely free for students, faculty and staff. Use EndNote to manage, organize, and cite references within an office document.