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CSE (Council of Science Editors) Style Guide: E. Lab Report or Handout

Brief Guides to CSE Style

Printable brief guides to CSE style, Name-Year (N-Y). 

Lab Report or Handout

The general format and example below refers to a lab report or handout.

General Format

In-Text Citation:
(Author date)

Reference List:
Author AA. Year. Title of report or handout. Class and description. Place of publication (State or Prov): Publisher name.


In-Text Citation:
(Smith 2009)

Reference List:

Smith B. 2009. Retrieving data from the 2006 Census. SOCI 121 Laboratory Handout. Kamloops (BC): Librarians Department, Thompson Rivers University.

Online CSE Guides

The following web pages demonstrate the use of the Name-Year (N-Y) system.