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Undergraduate Research Program 2017: Citing Sources

Guide to Gumberg Library's Science Research resources for Bayer School summer URP participants

citing sources

There are a number of publication styles used by the scientific disciplines or professions. In many cases the journal in which you are publishing determines the style of citation and author guidelines are often available on the journal's website.

These are a few of the more commonly used citations styles:

  • CSE (Council of Scientific Editors)
    Typically used to cite works in general and biological sciences. See the guide from UW-Madison
Here are some general citation guides on the web:

more research guides

  • Science Writing: learn about writing and citing in the sciences; explains the difference between primary and review articles
  • Citation Management: guide to different tools you can use
  • EndNote: learn how to install and download this citation management software