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CSE (Council of Science Editors) Style Guide: Contents

Italicize Scientific Names in CSE Style

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This guide was based on the guides created at Highpoint University Libraries and the Thompson Rivers University Library.  Thank you to those generous librarians who chose to share their work with other librarians. 

What is the Council of Science Editors (CSE) Style?

The Council of Science Editors (CSE) is a specific style to be used when citing information and organizing a research paper.  The CSE documentation style is used in the sciences, including biology, ecology, zoology, and medicine. 

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