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Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Chemical & Biological Engineering Reference Guide: Citation Help

This Guide contains Chemistry and Chemical & Biological Engineering resources and information. Links below provide a starting place for your research project.

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Vincent Scalfani
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Science and Engineering Librarian

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Style and Citation Guide

Resources For Reference Style and Citations

The ACS Style Guide: Effective Communication of Scientific Information

The ACS style guide is the go to resource for chemistry writing conventions and citation formatting. Be sure to also check the "Guide For Authors" information if submitting a manuscript to a particular publisher. The style may vary slightly from that of the pure ACS style.

Web of Science Journal Citation Reports

Very useful tool for determining journal impact factors.


Reference Management Software

RefWorks

Endnote

The University of Alabama officially supports both RefWorks and Endnote citation management software. They are completely free for students, faculty and staff. Use reference management software to manage, organize, and cite references within an office document.

Comparison of Citation Managers

From University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries. Compares features of citation managers.