ACS style


ACS style

The ACS style, a standard method of citation in academic publications, originated with the American Chemical Society (ACS). The printed versions of the ACS style manual are entitled "ACS Style Guide: Effective Communication of Scientific Information", 3rd ed. (2006), edited by Anne M. Coghill and Lorrin R. Garson, and "ACS Style Guide: A Manual for Authors and Editors" (1997).

Format

;AbbreviationsTitles of journals are abbreviated; e.g.:
*"J. Am. Chem. Soc." – "Journal of the American Chemical Society"
*"J. Phys. Chem." – "Journal of Physical Chemistry"
*"J. Phys. Chem. A" – "Journal of Physical Chemistry" (A, B, or C)
*"J. Org. Chem." – "Journal of Organic Chemistry"
*"Org Lett" – "Organic Letters"
*"Phys. Rev. Lett. – "Physical Review Letters"
*"Tetrahedron" – "Tetrahedron"
*"Tetrahedron Lett" – "Tetrahedron Letters"
*"Acc. Chem. Res." – "Accounts of Chemical Research"

;Article published in a journal
*Last Name, First Initial.; Last Name, First Initial. "Journal". Year, "Volume", Pages.

;Example of a journal citation:

Further reading

* Anne M. Coghill (Editor), Lorrin R. Garson (Editor). "The ACS Style Guide: Effective Communication of Scientific Information." 3rd ed. American Chemical Society, 2006.

External links

* [http://chemistry.library.wisc.edu/instruction/acstyle.htm ACS Style Guidelines]


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