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- Begin end references on a new page
- Label and center the page name: References
- Citations: highlight entire citation and press Ctrl/t to indent the 2nd and following lines
- Double space between single-spaced citations
- Order: alphabetical by last name of personal or group author.
- Authors: List authors in the order in which they appear in the original text. Don't include author's title, e.g., Dr., Ph.D. Multiple works by the same author listed in chronological order.
- No author: List citation by title, then date. Ignore "a", "an", and "the" at the beginning of a title when alphabetizing
- Group authors: When organizations serve as authors, drop "The" in an organizational name for the purposes of alphabetizing, as "American Chemical Society" not "The American Chemical Society".
- No date: use [date unknown]
- Citations that begin with a number: Write out the number for alphabetizing the references list.
- Particles in author names, e.g., de, le, von, van de
- CSE - treat particles as part of the surname and retain author's original capitalization, e.g., de la Salle KL, van de Kamp J.
Alphabetize by the particle.
CSE Scientific style guide
Sample end references page