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ACS (American Chemical Society) Citation Style Guide

General guidelines to ACS citation format

ACS Citation Style

American Chemical Society (ACS) Style is often used to format citations in chemistry. It is not as widely used as other citation styles (e.g. MLA, APA, Chicago) and as a result can be unfamiliar and challenging. This guide will help you format both in-text and reference list citations. If you have any questions or need further assistance don't hesitate to get in touch with the Science Librarian.

You can access the full ACS Style Guide either as an e-book (below) or in print (available at the Downtown Campus Library).