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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)
Here are some general citation guides on the web:
- 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