Political Science

APSA (American Political Science Assoc.) Style

In political science, APSA Style is often the preferred citation style for bibliographies and in-text citations.  However, check with your professor to be sure this is the style they recommend for your work. Here are some tools for learning about APSA Style.

Note that APSA Style is based on the Chicago Manual of Style's Author-Date system -- a style popular in the social sciences -- so resources on Chicago Style are also useful. 

Some other Chicago Style webpages that might be useful include:

If you are using another citation style such as the APA, you might want to visit this site to learn more:



Visit the UNM CAPS Writing Center for additional help with citations. 

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