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Citation Style Language Documentation

This is the official repository for documentation/specification of the Citation Style Language (CSL). The documentation is also viewable as a formatted web page.

To recommend a change or clarification to the CSL documentation, please open an Issue or Pull Request in this repository.

To recommend a change or new feature for CSL itself, please open an Issue or Pull Request on the CSL Schema Repository.

To report a bug in a specific application or citation processor, please use those projects' support avenues or post to CSL forum.

For more information about CSL, visit

For general quesions and discussions, have a look at the CSL forum.


This repository is released under the CC-BY-SA-4.0 License.