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Writing Across the Curriculum: Writing in the Disciplines Books

This guide provides resources for Writing Across the Curriculum and resources and examples for Writing in the Disciplines (WID).

Styles used by the Disciplines


Chicago Manual of Style, 16th


Scientific style and format: The CSE manual for authors, editors, and publishers , 7th


ACS Style Guide, 3rd


MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th


The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th

Information Science and Computer Science:

American National Standard for Information Sciences. Scientific and Technical Reports: Organization, Preparation, and Production (1987)

The IEEE Computer Society prefers the Chicago Manual of Style


The Associated Press Stylebook.2004


The AMA Hanbook for Business Writing: The Ultimate Guide to Style, Grammar, Usage, Punctuation, Construction, and Formatting (2010)


Handbook of writing for the mathematical sciences (1998)

Political Science

The Style Manual for Political Science (2002)


Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th


American Sociological Association Style Guide, 4th  

Style Manuals

A style manual is a handbook or guide that illustrates the accepted format for citing references in research papers, theses, articles, etc..  Formats vary by discipline.  The following style guides are in the library collection:

Other WID Books