Please refer to The ACS Style Guide: Effective Communication of Scientific Information, pages 290 to 327 for more examples. Reference Desk REF QD 8.5 .25 2006.
Book – Print
Author 1.; Author 2.; Author 3.; etc. Book Title; Publisher: Place of Publication, Year of Publication;
Alberty, R. A. Thermodynamics of Biochemical Reaction; Wiley-Interscience : Hoboken, NJ , 2003
Chapter of Book
Author 1.; Author 2. Chapter Title. In Book Title, Editor(s); Publisher: Place of Publication, Year of Publication; Volume Number, Pages.
Stuart, A. R.; Gbalint-Kurti, G. Wavepacket Theory of Photodissociation and Reactive Scattering. In Advances in Chemical Physics; Rice, S. A. Ed.; Wiley: New York, NY, 2004; Vol. 128, pp 257-260.
Book in a Series
Title of Entry; Editors; Title of Series Volume, Publisher: Place of Publication, Year of Publication.
Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Chemistry, Nutrition, and Health Effects; Shahidi, F., Finley, J. W., Eds.; ACS Symposium Series 788; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2001.
Entry from a Reference Book
Title of Entry. Title of Reference Book, Edition; Publisher: Place of Publication, Year of Publication, Volume, Page(s).
Powder Metallurgy. Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology, 3rd ed.; Wiley: New York, 1982; Vol. 19, pp 28-62.
Journal Article - Paper
Author 1; Author 2. Title of Article. Journal Title abbreviated. Year, Volume, Inclusive Pagination.
Pestana, S.; Moreira, M.; Olej, B. Safety of ingestion of yellow tartrazine by double-blind placebo controlled challenge in 26 atopicadults. Allergol Immunopathol. 2010, 38, 142-146.
Note: One word journal titles are not abbreviated. No punctuation is added to the end of this field; but a journal title that is abbreviated ends with a period.
Article in a Popular/Non-scientific Magazine
Author. Title of Article. Title of Magazine, Date, pages.
Manning, R. Super Organics. Wired, May 2004, pp 176-181.
Journal Article – Retrieved Online Based on the Print Edition
Author 1; Author 2. Title of Article. Journal Title abbreviated. [Online] Year, Volume, inclusive pagination. Permalink (access date).
Hooker, P.; Deutschman, W. A.; Avery, B. J. The Biology and Chemistry of Brewing: an Interdisciplinary Course. J. Chem. Edu. [Online] 2014, 91, 336-339. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ed400523m (accessed Mar 24, 2014).
Article – Retrieved from a Database
Author. Title of Article. Title of Magazine [Online] Date, Page number. Name of Database. URL (access date).
Begley, S. When Does Your Brain Stop Making New Neurons? Newsweek [Online] July 2, 2007, p 62. Expanded Academic Index. http:/galegroup.com (accessed Aug 23, 2007).
Author. Title of Site. URL (accessed Month Day, Year).
Laidlaw Facility at University of California – Davis. Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. http://beebiology.ucdavis.edu/HAVEN/index.html (accessed Mar 28, 2014).
Note: Different web browsers break the text in different places of a URL. In a printed work, if the URL needs to be broken at the end of a line, the break should be made after a colon or a double slash; before a single slash, a tilde, a period, a comma, a hyphen, an underline, a question mark, a number sign, or a percent symbol; or before or after an equals sign or an ampersand.
Material Safety Data Sheets
Title; MSDS Number [Online]; Manufacturing Company: Location of Company, Date. URL (accessed Month Day, Year).
Titanium Dioxide; MSDS No. T3627; Mallinckrodt Baker: Phillipsburg, NJ, Nov 12, 2003.http://www.jtbaker.com/msds/englishhtml/t3627.htm (accessed 4/15/08).
Tour, J. M. Molecular Electronics: Commercial Insights, Chemistry, Devices, Architecture and Programming[Online]; WorldScientific: River Edge, NJ, 2003; pp 177–180. http://legacy.netlibrary.com/ebook_info.asp?product_id=91422&piclist=19799,20141,20153 (accessed Nov 7, 2004).