The ACS Style Guide provides guidelines for presenting chemical information in print, such as units of measure, names and numbers of chemical compounds, and lists of references to publications.
There are 3 ACS style conventions for citing references within a paper, so ask your lecturer or supervisor which one to use: author-date, italic numbers in parentheses, or superscript numbers.
ACS Style Quick Guide
- is a handy online guide to referencing. It details how to reference journal articles, books, websites, data sets and more in the ACS style.