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Library DIY: Citing Sources in ACS Format

Find how to locate a book, eBook, and articles, evaluate and cite sources, and access library services.

What's in this guide?


  • How to cite scholarly research articles (electronic or hardcopy)

Other: Link to additional examples for how to cite:

  • Books and book chapters
  • Journal article
  • Website
  • MSDS
  • Newspaper
  • Patent
  • Thesis

Ask a Librarian

  • Ask for research help at the Library Services Desk, using chat, email, phone
  • Email any one of the librarians for a research appointment tailored to your paper/project

ACS style manual

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