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Scientific Style and Format (CSE), 8th edition
The following examples illustrate the CSE name–year system. In-text references consist of the author(s) surname and the year of publication. End references are unnumbered and listed in alphabetical order.
What's in this guide?
- print and online books/book chapters examples
- publications; papers/poster sessions
- parenthetical referencing examples within the text
- citing author names within the text
- Formatting of author variations (one or more, no named author, multiple sources by the same author) within the references
- sample references page
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CSE Style NAME-YEAR system examples
- journals and newspapers
- forthcoming material
- chapters in book
- multivolume work as a whole
- dissertations and theses
- personal communication
Scientific report writing guidelines, Writing Center, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Citation FAQs (CSE Style)
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