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Political Science: Citing Sources/Style Guides

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The Writing Lab at Purdue University does a superb job of helping to guide students in the use of the writing style guides.  Be sure and visit their site once you have put your own citations into the proper format to see check your work.

Most Popular Style Guides

Many of the faculty in Political Science suggest the use of the Chicago Manual of Style when citing your sources.  Instead, you may want to use Kate Turabian's A Manual for Writers of Research  Papers, Theses and Dissertations, which is a simplified version of the Chicago Manual If in doubt--ASK YOUR INSTRUCTOR!

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