Note on style manuals – Plagiarism Education and Prevention

Note on style manuals

Several commonly used style manuals are mentioned repeatedly throughout this book; these are cited below rather than repeated in multiple chapters. Style manuals unique to specific disciplines and therefore mentioned only in a single chapter, however, are listed in the references for the chapter in which they appear.

Council of Science Editors (2006) Scientific Style and Format: The CSE manual for authors, editors, and publishers (7th edn). Reston, VA: Council of Science Editors in cooperation with the Rockefeller University.

Modern Humanities Research Association (2008) MHRA Style Guide: A handbook for authors, editors, and writers of theses (2nd edn). London: Modern Humanities Research Association. Retrieved from

Modern Language Association (2009) MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (7th edn). New York: Modern Language Association of America.

Ritter, R. M. (ed.) (2002) The Oxford Guide to Style. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

University of Chicago Press (2003) The Chicago Manual of Style Online (15th edn). Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. Retrieved from