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Online Periodical

Periodicals are also called journals or magazines.  You will be using several types of online periodicals:

  • based on print editions
  • electronic copies retrieved from databases
  • articles released online in advance of print issue
  • journals published only online in electronic format
  • article preprints posted on specific preprint servers

 

Online Journal

Basic Format

Author (if any). Title of Site. URL (accessed date), other identifying information.

Example

Weisstein, E. W. Molecular Orbital Theory. http://scienceworld.wolfram.com/chemistry/MolecularOrbitalTheory.html (accessed 12/15/03), part of Eric Weisstein's World of Science. http://scienceworld.wolfram.com/ (accessed 12/15/03).

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American Chemical Society Style Guide

QD 8.5 .A25 2006

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