ACS (AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY) CITATION GUIDES
- ACS Style Guide -- Quick guide from the Williams College Libraries
- The ACS Style Guide, 3rd edition: References (ch. 14) -- An in-depth guide to ACS citation from the American Chemical Society. Includes journal abbreviations.
To check journal abbreviations, use CASSI (Chemical Abstracts Service Source Index)
ACS: IN-TEXT CITATION AND REFERENCE LIST
SAMPLE ACS CITATIONS
Author, A. A; Author, B. B; Author, C. C. Title of Article. Journal Abbreviation (italics) [Online if online] Year (boldface), Volume (italics), Pagination.
The standard list of journal abbreviations is published in CASSI, the Chemical Abstracts Service Source Index.
Author, A. A.; Author, B. B. Book Title (italics), Edition (if any); Publisher: Place of Publication, Year; Pagination.
Book with Editor(s): Citing the Entire Book
Editor, A. A., Editor, B. B., Editor, C. C., Eds. Book Title (italics); Series Information (if any, including series number); Publisher: Place of Publication, Year.
Chapter from a Book Editor(s)
Author, A. A.; Author, B. B. Chapter Title. In Book Title (italics); Editor, A. A., Editor, B. B., Eds.; Series Information (if any, including series number); Publisher: Place of Publication, Year; Volume number (if any), Pagination.
Article Title. Encyclopedia Name (italics), Edition number; Publisher: Place of Publication, Year; Volume Number, Pagination.
Last name, First Name; Last Name, First Name. Article Title. Newspaper Title (italics), Complete Date, Pagination.
Author, A. A. (if any). Title of Site. URL (accessed date), other identifying information. (No need to include URL of subscription sites).
CITATION: A (VERY) BRIEF INTRODUCTION
Using someone else's work
Copying someone else's words without citing them
Paraphrasing someone else’s words or ideas without citing them
Using your own paper or assignment for more than one class
Consequences can range from failing a paper to suspension from school (see Cabrillo College Academic Integrity Policy)