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The ACS style is produced by the American Chemical Society (ACS). ACS offes three different ways to make in-text references: with a superscript number, a number in parentheses, or with author name and year of publication in parentheses.
While its emphasis is on chemistry, the ACS style is applicable to science, engineering, and medical disciplines. ACS style uses abbreviated journal names. Names should be abbreviated according to the Chemical Abstracts Service Source Index (CASSI).
CAS Source Index (CASSI) Search Tool
Search CASSI to quickly identify or confirm journal titles and abbreviations for publications indexed by CAS since 1907, including serial and non-serial scientific and technical publications.
ACS Style examples
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ACS Style Examples
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ACS Style Guide Books
The ACS Style Guide by
Call Number: Science Library (Reserve): QD8.5 .A157 2006
Publication Date: 2006-07-20