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CHEM 1445: Citing Sources

Sources for library research in science

Using RefWorks

This flyer gives a brief overview on getting started with RefWorks, how to export citations from databases and creating bibliographies.

Cite Sources using ACS Style

This flyer gives examples of how to cite various sources used in research according to the Amercian Chemical Society citation format.

Online Citation Programs

These web sites will help you to cite your sources, but you should always double check and make sure that the citation is correct. 

ACS Citing Examples

From a print journal:
Hong, S. Y.; Kwon, S. J.; Kim, S. C.; Marynick, D. S.  Effects of   bridging groups on
      electronic structures of conjugated cyclic polymers.  Synth Met 2007, 69,  701-2.
Online journal article also in print accessed from the library catalog directly to the journal webpage:
Hong, S. Y.; Kwon, S. J.; Kim, S. C.; Marynick, D. S.  Effects of bridging groups on
     electronic structures of conjugated cyclic polymers.   Synth Met [Online] 2007,   
     Oct. 25, 2008).
An internet website:
Hong, S. Y.  Effects of bridging groups on electronic structures of conjugated cyclic
      polymers, 2007.  American Chemical Society. http://www.acs.org (accessed  
      Oct. 25, 2008)

Citation Guides