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Chemistry: A Brief Guide to Library Resources: Citation Help

Citation Managers

Citation managers are tools that can collect and manage pdfs while also creating bibliographies. There are a few options, including:

Zotero
Free. View a guide for additional help.

EndNote
EndNote Online is available to the UAlbany community through Web of Science.

Mendeley
A free citation manager as well as academic social network.

 

Style Guides

ACS Style Guide

The ACS Style Guide: Effective Communication of Scientific Information (Science Library / Reference: QD 8.5 A25 2006).

ACS Style Quick Guide
 
ACS Citation Style

From Concordia University Libraries, this guide provides a basic indroduction to ACS style.  Containing numerous examples, the guide is based on The ACS Style Guide: Effective Communication of Scientific Information (Science Library / Reference: QD 8.5 A25 2006).

ACS Style Guidelines

From the Chemistry Library at the University of Wisconsin - Madison, this Website provides examples for citing references in the text and the bibliography of a research paper. It is based on The ACS Style Guide: Effective Communication of Scientific Information (Science Library / Reference: QD 8.5 A25 2006).

The Chemistry Style Manual

Written by a chemistry professor at Deakin University in Australia, The Chemistry Style Manual is a book-length manual covering all aspects of chemistry communications, writing, and research. It may be freely downloaded, or used on the Web.

Cite Datasets and Link to Publications

From the U.K.'s Digital Curation Centre (DDC), this guide shows how and why to cite data.  It's also available in PDF format.

LaTeX and Friends

Written by M. R. C. van Donegan and published by Springer, this full length book provides introductory and advanced topics on using LaTeX to write articles, books, reports, or theses.

LaTeX Guide

Developed by Mea Warren at the University of Houston Libraries, this resource is a primer for LaTeX, a document preparation system for scientific and mathematical articles.   

Subject Guide

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