This is a guide for citing resources using the Council of Science Editors (CSE) style of citation. CSE is used to cite resources within the fields of the natural sciences. Please refer to your class syllabus or consult your professor to see if this is the correct citation style for your class.
This guide will provide you with examples of the most commonly used resources. If you do not see a resource represented on these pages, please refer to the Scientific Style and Format: The CSE Manual for Authros, Editors, and Publishers. This manual can be found in the library, in the citation center bookcase.
Why Cite Resources?
What is a citation?
A citation is a way you inform the readers that certain materials in your paper came from another source. It also gives your readers the information necessary to find the source. Your citation should include the following elements in both your footnotes and bibliography.
When do I need to cite?
You need to acknowledge whenever you borrow quotes or ideas. The following are when you need to cite:
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