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American Chemical Society

Use the initials of author's first and middle names, and abbreviate Titles of Journals. Capitalize all keywords in Titles of Periodicals, Chapters, and Articles.


Author, A. A.; Author, B. B. Title of Book; Publisher, Year. 

Frankel, F. Picturing Science and Engineering; MIT Press, 2018.

Chapters from Books

Author, A. A.; Author, B.B. Title of Chapter. In Title of Book, [x] ed.; Publisher, Year; pp [xxx-xxx].

Bard, A. J.; Faulkner, L. R. Double-Layer Structure and Absorption. In Electrochemical Methods: Fundamentals and Applications, 2nd ed.; John Wiley & Sons, 2001; pp 534−579.

Journal Articles

Author, A. A.; Author, B. B. Title of Article. Journal Abbreviation Year, Volume (Issue), Pages. DOI

Foster, J. C.; Varlas, S.; Couturaud, B.; Coe, J.; O’Reilly, R. K. Getting into Shape: Reflections on a New Generation of Cylindrical Nanostructures’ Self-Assembly Using Polymer Building Block. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019141 (7), 2742−2753. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b08648


Title of Webpage. URL (accessed Year-MM-DD).

ACS Publications Home Page. (accessed 2019-02-21).

ACS Style Guides in Snowden Library

The ACS Style Guide: Effective Communication of Scientific Information (2006)
CALL NUMBER: Ref. QD8.5 .A25 2006 [ON RESERVE at the Circulation Desk]