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ACS (American Chemical Society)

Developed by the American Chemical Society, this style may be used for research papers in the field of chemistry.

Each citation consists of two parts: the in-text citation, which provides brief identifying information within the text, and the reference list, a list of sources that provides full bibliographic information. Journal titles longer than one word are abbreviated according to the conventions set up by CASSI (Chemical Abstracts Service Source Index).

Example sites

Print style guides

book jacket
The ACS style guide : effective communication of scientific information.
Edition: 3rd ed. / Anne M. Coghill, Lorrin R. Garson, editors.
Publication Info.: Washington, DC : American Chemical Society ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Call Number: QD8.5 .A25 2006

EndNotes output styles

Style manuals in the University Libraries collections

Book and ebook versions of major styles guides.

EndNote at Virginia Tech

EndNote is a software product that allows researchers to save and organize results of database searches or lists of bibliographic references. There are several similar products (ProCite, Reference Manager, RefWorks, WriteNote, Zotero, and Bookends) that provide the same functionality, but the university has a site license for EndNote only. A web-based product called EndNote Web is also available.

EndNote Web

From the Web of Knowledge portal, you can click on the register for more features link, create an account using your Virginia Tech email address, and then Sign in to access EndNote Web from the portal. If you have previously established an account at the Web of Knowledge portal, you can access EndNote Web without taking any additional steps. Alternatively, go directly to the EndNote Web site and Sign Up for an account. You must use your Virginia Tech email address when you register.