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Political Science: Citations & Writing Guides

Basic Writing Guides -- for Political Science

Content Managers / Citation Generators

These resources attempt to format and compile your citations for you.  Remember mistakes happen!  Always double check with a style manual. 

RefWorks accounts are still accessible after you graduate from MTSU!

Style Manuals

The most recent APSA Style Manual (2018) is online.  It asks writers to use the parenthetical documentation system from the Chicago Manual of Style which is available online or in print at the Reference Desk.  Consult your professor or course syllabus to verify which citation styles are acceptable for your assignment.

Writing Center

The Writing Center is located in Walker Library, room 362.  Visit or call 904.8237 to schedule an appointment.