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Citing in the Sciences

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


Citing sources is a key part of writing research papers and lab reports. Use the menu on the left of the guide to find citation format tips for particular disciplines in the sciences.

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



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