The following style manuals are the most commonly used citation styles for research. A style manual is a set of standards for the writing of documents in the academic world. The use of a style guide provides uniformity in style and formatting. Unless other instructions given, Schiller students are asked to use the APA Syle in their papers and theses.
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed., 2012
available at Schiller Library under 808.02 AME
MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th ed., 2009
available at Schiller Library under 808.027 MLA