CSE Style is used in general sciences.
You might need to cite your sources using the ACS Style Guide. The basic preferred format for journal articles is:
The format for an article retrieved from a database is:
Specific formatting rules are:
Here are some examples:
Chapter 14 of the ACS Guide shows citations for various other kinds of sources such as books, conference proceedings, dissertations, etc.
In text references are sequentially numbered, enclosed in brackets: .
References are at the end of the paper are formatted:
For the ASCE reference guidelines, consult the guide Author Services: Journals.
|Single Author||Two Authors||Three or More Authors|
|(Miller 2005)||(Miller and Smith 2005)||(Miller et al. 2005)|
The following information is adapted from the IEEE Citation Reference.
For references with three or more authors, use et al. after the initials author's last name.
Note: See the IEEE Citation Reference for IEEE Periodical Abbreviations.