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Referencing with ACS Style: Home

This guide assists users to do references in the ACS (American Chemical Society) Style.

Description

This guide provides resources to assist with citing and referencing sources in the (American Chemical Society) ACS format.

This is the style recommended by the UWI Thesis Guide for the students of the Department of Chemistry.

One exception in the Dept of Chemisty is that students in Occupational Health and Safety uses the Chicago Manual of Style 16th ed IAuthor - Date format.

Handout - American Chemical Society (ACS) Style

Training for ACS

ACS training

Date: To  be announced

Venue: Computer Lab, 3rd Floor, Alma Jordan Library

American Chemical Society (ACS) Style

 

The ACS style is documented in the book entitled "Coghill, Anne M.; Garson, Lorrin R. Eds. The ACS Style Guide: Effective Communication of Scientific Information, 3rd ed.; ACS: Washington, DC, 2006.

The ACS Style Guide - complete text

Chapter 14 - References

The ACS style is used by the staff and students of the Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science and Technology, The University of the West Indies.

ACS uses specific abbreviations for journals, click  Journal Abbreviations to view examples.

ACS style guide

Available at the Alma Jordan Library - AJL Reading Room: Reference | QD8.5 .A25 2006

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