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PS 3001: Research Methods in Political Science: Citations and Writing Guides

An introductory guide for political science literature reviews.

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.

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!