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In text citations

  • How to create in text parenthetical references.

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ACS Guide to Scholarly Communication

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The formatting and citation examples in this guide are based upon rules and examples in the The ACS Style Guide: Effective Communication of Scientific Information, 3rd edition and the online guide by the American Chemical Society.  If you would like additions or would like to report a correction to this guide, please contact Frank Baudino

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