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Geography: Citation

Subject guide for Geography


Annals of the Association of American Geographers Style

AAG LogoThe Annals of the American Geographers Association follows the rules outlined in the fifteenth edition of the Chicago Manual of Style.  This style manual should be consulted for information regarding style, format, and word usage.  A copy of the style manual is kept at the Reference Desk in the Library and assistance is available from librarians.

Quick Style Sheet to Chicago style provided by the Association of American Geographers.



Chicago/Turabian Citation

Turabian Book CoverA Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers by Kate Turabian 7th ed. This Chicago stylebook is written for undergraduates.  (REF DESK LB2369 T8 2007).

The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th ed., the authority used by writers in many disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. Copies are available at the Reference Desk for in-library use (REF DESK  Z253 .U69 2003).

Official Resource:

Chicago has provided New Questions and Answers, However, the print Chicago Manual of Style is the only authoritative source of citation rules. Copies are kept at the Reference Desk for in-library use.


Chicago Manual of Style

Unofficial Resources:

APA Citation

The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed. (2010) is the authority used by writers in the social sciences and some natural sciences.
Cover of the 6th edition of the APA Publication Manual

Unofficial: CSUF APA Citation Style (PDF) provides a two-page overview of some of the most common citation needs for both the in-text parenthetical documentation and the reference list

Official: APA Frequently Asked Questions and APA Style Help provide a few official examples and additional support from the APA.  For the most comprehensive coverage of APA style, including citation rules, please remember to consult the print APA publication manual.  Copies are kept at the Reference Desk for in-library use.

Also Available Online: OWL (Online Writing Lab) at Purdue University(go to website). Purdue University's OWL is an excellent resource to use to look up any citation style, including APA.