With regard to style references, I use:
I am willing and able to pick up new references on short notice.
Please specify which style you would prefer that I use when editing your work. When no preference is stated, I default to Chicago 16 and MW 11.
If you have an editing guide or stylesheet that you are expected to follow (i.e. from your professor or boss) please pass a copy along with your paper to ensure the expected style is preserved.