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Reference and Citation Style Guidelines
Different reference and citation styles are available for different disciplines for their research work. You can select and used style with their respective disciplines.

Following links provide the list of varieties of styles and also the guidelines for using.

The ACS Style Guide is the definitive source for all information needed to write, review, submit, and edit scholarly and scientific manuscripts. An established resource for the chemistry community, The ACS Style Guide is not just a resource for ACS authors, but is referenced by other publishers, even beyond chemistry, within their instructions to authors and is used as a resource in teaching students how to effectively communicate scientific information.

The American Institute of Physics (AIP) has a Style Manual which specifies how to format documents for submission to an AIP journal. AIP is the format commonly used in the field of physics. AIP is a numbered style with references numbered in the order of appearance in the article and listed in that order at the end of the article.

AMS citation style is given by the American Mathematical Society. In AMS Style the # sign in brackets represents the order that the citation is mentioned in the text of the paper.

APA stands for the American Psychological Association. It is the citation style used in most of the social sciences as well as some of the natural sciences.

APSA stands for the American Political Science Association. It is the citation style used by many political science scholars, and it is the style used in all APSA journals.

ASA stands for the American Sociological Association. It is the citation style used by many sociologists.

ASME citation style is given by American Society of Mechanical Engineers, it is used for submissions to ASME journals, conferences and other publications in the field of mechanical engineering.

University of Chicago Press has created and maintain the Chicago Stype. It is the citation style preferred by historians, but is also often used in other arts and humanities subjects.

GSA citation style is compulsory for the authors who want to publish their papers in the GSA journals.

Harvard referencing is also known as Parenthetical referencing, because in this style partial citations are enclosed within parenthesis and embedded in the text, either within or after a sentence.

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) style is a widely accepted format for writing research papers. It is commonly used in technical fields, particularly in computer science. In IEEE style, citations are numbered, but citation numbers are included in the text in square brackets rather than as superscripts. All bibliographical information is exclusively included in the list of references at the end of the document, next to the respective citation number.

MLA stands for the Modern Language Association. It is the citation style most commonly used by literature and language scholars, but is also often used in other humanities subjects.