MLA, APA, CSE and Chicago* are the four main American English style guides used in academic writing.
Students and academic staff who use American English need to follow one of these standard styles, so it’s important that you are familiar with them. Also, be sure to tell your editor/proofreader which style you are using.
Click on the link below for more information:
Academic Writing: Referencing and Citation Style Guides – MLA, APA, CSE and Chicago
* Modern Language Association, American Psychological Association, Council of Science Editors Style, and Chicago Style.
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