Style Search API
The Style Search API returns a list of styles supported by CSL with details about each style.
post
https://api.cloudcite.net
/style
Style
Style Search Request
Style Search Response - "MLA"
{
"search":"query"
}
[{
"title": "Modern Language Association 6th edition (note)",
"titleShort": "MLA",
"name": "modern-language-association-6th-edition-note",
"dependent": 0,
"categories": {
"format": "note",
"fields": ["generic-base"]
},
"updated": "2017-12-06 03:34:05",
"filename": "modern-language-association-6th-edition-note"
}, {
"title": "Modern Language Association 7th edition",
"titleShort": "MLA",
"name": "modern-language-association-7th-edition",
"dependent": 0,
"categories": {
"format": "author",
"fields": ["generic-base"]
},
"updated": "2017-09-29 03:07:06",
"filename": "modern-language-association-7th-edition"
}, {
"title": "Modern Language Association 7th edition (underline)",
"titleShort": "MLA",
"name": "modern-language-association-7th-edition-underline",
"dependent": 0,
"categories": {
"format": "author",
"fields": ["generic-base"]
},
"updated": "2017-09-29 03:07:06",
"filename": "modern-language-association-7th-edition-underline"
}, {
"title": "Modern Language Association 7th edition (with URL)",
"titleShort": "MLA",
"name": "modern-language-association-7th-edition-with-url",
"dependent": 0,
"categories": {
"format": "author",
"fields": ["generic-base"]
},
"updated": "2017-09-29 03:07:06",
"filename": "modern-language-association-7th-edition-with-url"
}, {
"title": "Modern Language Association 8th edition",
"titleShort": "MLA",
"name": "modern-language-association",
"dependent": 0,
"categories": {
"format": "author",
"fields": ["generic-base"]
},
"updated": "2018-01-09 14:13:59",
"filename": "modern-language-association"
}, {
"title": "University of York - Modern Language Association 8th edition",
"titleShort": "UoY MLA",
"name": "university-of-york-mla",
"dependent": 0,
"categories": {
"format": "author",
"fields": ["generic-base"]
},
"updated": "2017-10-26 23:59:09",
"filename": "university-of-york-mla"
}]

How do I interpret the response?

  • title (string): Full name of citation style
  • titleShort (string): Abbreviation or acronym for citation style, not always available
  • dependent (integer): Related to another citation style if 1. In this case, the style is located in ./dependent/.
  • name and filename (string): The name of the .csl file.
  • updated (date object): JavaScript date object for date when the style was updated.

Supported Styles

A few styles with languages specified in parentheses will not work with other locales than the one(s) specified.
A full list of supported styles can be found HERE.
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