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General Formatting

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.

Books with Editors

Basic Format

Author 1; Author 2; Author 3; etc. Chatper Title. In Book Title, Edition Number; Editor 1, Editor 2, etc. Eds., Series Information (if any); Publisher: Place of Publication, Year: Volumne Number, Pagination.

Author 1; Author 2; Author 3; etc. In Book Title, Edition Number; Editor 1, Editor 2, etc. Eds., Series Information (if any); Publisher: Place of Publication, Year: Volumne Number, Pagination.

Example

Stepl, B. A.; George, K. F. Antifreezes and Deicing Fluids. In Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology; 4th Ed.; Howe-Grant, M., Ed. Wiley-Interscience: New York, 1992; Vol. 3, pp 347-367.

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