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Article available in Library Database:

Author 1; Author 2; Author 3. Title of Article. Abbreviated Journal Name [Online], Year, Volume, Pagination. Database Provider. URL or DOI. (accessed Month Day, Year).

 

Kivioja, A. O.; Jääskeläinen, A. S.; Ahtee, V.; Vuorinen, T. Thickness Measurement of Thin Polymer Films by Total Internal Reflection Raman and Attenuated Total Reflection Infrared Spectroscopy. Vib.Spectrosc.[Online] 2012, 61,1-9. ScienceDirect. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vibspec.2012.02.014 (accessed August 26, 2013). 

Shengrui Y., Kaijun S. S.; Yuan, D. D.; Xueming,Y. Observation of Extremely High Vibrational Excitation in O2from Inelastic Scattering of Rydberg H Atom with O2. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. [Online] 2012, 3, 2420-2424. ACS Publications. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jz3010255 (accessed August 26, 2013). 

(ACS Style Guide, p. 318, RECOMMENDED FORMATS FOR ELECTRONIC COPIES OF ARTICLES RETRIEVED FROM A DATABASE PROVIDER)

Chapter 14 of the ACS Style Guide

Book: Author 1; Author 2; etc. Title of Book, Edition Number; Publisher: Location, Year; Volume number, pp Pages Used.

 

Chang, R. General Chemistry: The Essential Concepts, 12th ed.; McGraw-Hill: Boston, 2016.

 

Website: Author (if any). Title of Site. URL (accessed Month Day, Year), other identifying information (if any).


Freudenrich, C. How Lead Works. http://science.howstuffworks.com/lead.htm (accessed May 29, 2014).

 

More examples (includes how to site a MSDS):
ACS Style Guide from the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Chemistry Library.

 

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