Each discipline uses its own citation style. When you document sources for a paper, you will have to make sure that you choose and follow the appropriate guidelines for your discipline. Below is a chart of most used citation styles by department.
Always check with your professor to make sure which citation style to use!
|Discipline||Commonly Used Styles|
|Chemistry and Environmental Science|
|Civil & Environmental Engineering|
|Electrical and Computer Engineering||IEEE see IEEE Manual of Style- Section on Bibliography|
|Engineering Technology||IEEE, MLA, APA|
|Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering|
|Information Systems||MISQ, APA|
|Mechanical Engineering||IEEE, APA, MLA|
|Social Sciences||APA or Chicago Style|
|Transportation||IEEE, MLA, APA|