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Chemistry: Citations in Chemistry

A guide to chemistry resources to assist you in your research.

Print Resources

Examples of ACS Style

Quick Guide to ACS Style (from Penn State)

In-text citation format

Source-specific citation style for a bibliography (from U. of Wisconsin--Madison Chemistry Library):




Journal (print)

Online Journal


**Remember that ACS Style abbreviates journal titles.  Please use the CASSI (CAS Search Index) tool to find how to abbreviate titles and also what the full title is given an abbreviation.

Citation management resources


Free software download that help to generate, manage, and organize your citations.

Mendeley reference manager logo

Free download that generates, manages, and organizes your citations.  Also can organize and search PDFs.

Subject Guide

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Alison Larsen
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