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Writing & Citing (APA, MLA etc.)

Self-help for creating citations and references for research papers.

ACS (American Chemical Society)

This citation is used often in Chemistry and Biochemistry courses.

Citation Quick Guides

ACS Journal Article Example

Journal Articles

Author 1; Author 2; Author 3; etc. Title of Article. Journal Abbreviation YearVolume, Inclusive Pagination.

Reference List Example:

Foster, J. C.; Varlas, S.; Couturaud, B.; Coe, J.; O'Reilly, R.K. Getting into Shape: Reflections on a New

Generation of Cylindrical Nanostructures' Self-Assembly Using Polymer Building Block. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141 (7), 2742-2753. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b08648

In-text Example:

More than two authors: (Shiraiwa et al., 2011)

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