The Council of Science Editor's (CSE) style is used for citing references in the physical and life sciences.
The CSE style has two systems of citation, the Citation-Sequence system and the Name-Year system. This guide will focus on the Name-Year system.
Your CSE citations will include in text citations, as well as a Reference List at the end of your paper.
CSE was formerly called CBE style.
The purpose of documentation is to:
This guide is based on Scientific Style and Format: The CSE Manual for Authors, editors, and Publishers, 7th Ed.
The CSE manual is not very clear about how to cite images; in most science publications, the figures and photographs used are the researcher's own. The example below is in keeping with the basic guidelines for citing material found online. Images must include a caption and source information. The only exception: source information does not need to be included for your own drawings or photographs.
Source: Spheniscidae [Internet]. Wikimedia Commons; c2003 [updated 2016 Mar 21; cited 2016 Mar 31]. Available from: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Spheniscidae#/media/File:Emperor-cold_hg.jpg.