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Tips

  • When listing publisher's names, delete words such as "Company", Inc.", "Publisher"
  • Book titles appear in italics in list and are underlined in the manuscript
  • use abbreviations as follows:

Fully Spell Out These Words

  • Abstract
  • Chapter
  • Paper
  • Part

Abbreviate These Words

  • Editor - editors Eds., Eds.
  • Numbers - No.
  • Page, pages, with periods - p., pp
  • Specific Volume - Vol.
  • Number of volumes - vols.

Book without Editors

 Basic Format
 
Author 1; Author 2; Author 3; etc. Chapter Title. Book Title, Edition Number; Series Information (if any); Publisher; Place of Publication, Year; Volumne Number, Pagination
 
Author 1; Author 2; Author 3; etc.  Book Title, Edition Number; Series Information (if any); Publisher; Place of Publication, Year; Volumne Number, Pagination
 
Example
 
Anastas, P. T.; Warner, J. C. Green Chemistry: Theory and Practice; Oxford University Press: Oxford, 1998.

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American Chemical Society Style Guide

QD 8.5 .A25 2006

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