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Citing in the Sciences

Resources for citation styles used in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics courses.

How to Use this Guide

Citing sources is a key part of writing research papers and lab reports. The purpose of this guide is to help you cite your sources for different science courses at Le Moyne College.

You can use the green menu on the left of this guide to find citation guidelines for Biology, Chemistry or Physics.

Be sure to check with your professor about which style you should use for your assignments. 

Please feel free to contact Kari Zhe-Heimerman, the science librarian, with any questions!

 

Using CASSI to abbreviate journal titles

To save space certain citation styles require that you abbreviate the journal title. Look up abbreviations using CASSI.