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Chemistry & Biochemistry

Welcome to the Chemistry & Biochemistry subject guide. This contains selected core reference and other literature finding aids for this subject area.

Useful Citation Styles

It's important to cite sources that you used in your research. You cite,

  • To show your reader that you have done proper research and your work is credible
  • To be a responsible scholar by giving credit to other researchers and acknowledge them
  • To avoid plagiarism by quoting words and ideas that you have taken from other authors
  • To allow your reader to track down the sources through your citations. You need to cite your sources accurately when you write through footnotes, a bibliography/reference list

Citation styles

There are many different ways of citing resources from your research. The citation style sometimes depends on the academic discipline involved.

 ACS (American Chemical Society) Style Guide


Other citation style guides: