Citing References: ACS

How to cite information sources.

ACS

Book

Chapter 

Asmus, K. D. Recent Aspects of Thiyl and Perthiyl Free Radical Chemistry. In Active Oxygens, Lipid Peroxides, and Antioxidants; Yagi, K., Ed.; CRC: Boca Raton, FL, 2016; pp 57-67.


Multiple authors

Warren, B. C; Groppen, Z.; Hevener, T. L. Electromagnetic Fields; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2013.     


Organizational author

American Society of Brewing Chemists. Methods of Analysis, 11th ed.; St. Paul, MN, 2014.

 

Specific pages

Chum, H. L.; Baizer, M. M. The Electrochemistry of Biomass and Derived Materials; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2014; pp 134-157.

 

Whole book

Anastas, P. T. Green Chemistry: Theory and Practice; Oxford University: Oxford, 2015.


 

Dissertation

George, K. F. Effects of Ozone on the Colloidal Stability of Particles Coated with Natural Organic Matter. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, 2015.

 

eBook

Chour, J. M. Molecular Electronics: Commercial Insights, Chemistry, Devices, Architecture and Programing [Online]; World Scientific: River Edge, NJ, 2013; pp 177-180. http://netlibrary.com/ebook_info.asp?product_id=91422&piclist
=19799,20141,20153 (accessed April 4, 2016).

 

Journal Article

Journal titles are abbreviated following Chemical Abstracts Service Source Index (CASSI) conventions.  Find CASSI journal abbreviations here.    

Full-text from a subscription database (SciFinder Scholar)

Sang-Yong, Y.; Utz, M.; Papadimitrakopoulos, F. Enrichment Mechanism of Semiconducting Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes by Surfactant Amines J. Am. Chem. Soc. [Online], 2009, 131, 6775–6784. SciFinder Scholar. https://scifinder.cas.org/ (accessed June 3, 2016).

 

Published online, in advance of print

Pratt, D.A. Theoretical Investigations into the Intermediacy of Chlorinated Vinylcobalamins in the Reductive Dehalogenation of Chlorinated Ethylenes. J. Am. Chem. Soc. [Online early access]. DOI: 10.1021/ja047915o. Published Online: Dec 8, 2014. http://pubs.acs.org/cgi-bin/asap.cgi/jacsat/asap/ html/ja047915o.html (accessed July 6, 2016).
 

Website 

Chou, L.; McClintock, R. Technology and Education: New Wine in New Bottles, 2003. Columbia University Institute for Learning Technologies Website. http://www.ilt.columbia.edu/publications/papers/newwine1.html (accessed June 1, 2016). 

 

Manual

ACS Citation Tools

Citation tools automate formatting references.

There are several citation tools that work with ACS:

If you do use these tools, be sure to review your results carefully.

You are responsible for the accuracy of your paper's citations. 

Refer to the ACS Style Guide for definitive information.

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