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Writing Papers in Chemistry

Research papers in Chemistry are written according to the rules of The ACS Style Guide. If you have never written a paper in this style before, the library has copies of the guide. Their call numbers are listed here:

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The ACS Style Guide : Effective Communication of Scientific Information
Call Number: Ref QD8.5 .A25 2006
ISBN: 0841239991
The ACS Style Guide is located in the Reference Section (behind the Reference Desk, which is across from the library's main entrance). Part 1 describes the process of producing scientific articles. Part 2 explains the style guidelines for chemistry papers, including how to format the names and numbers of chemical compounds. Chapter 14 provides information on citing references in your paper. It cannot be checked out, but can be used anywhere inside the library.

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