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ACS - Referencing Guide



 Standard format for citation


#. Author, A. A.; Author, B. B. Title of E-book [Online]; Series (if applicable); Publisher: Place, Year; Volume, Page(s). Internet address (accessed Month Day, Year).


Electronic books

1. Mikkelsen, S. R.; Cortón, E. Bioanalytical Chemistry [Online]; Wiley: Hoboken, NJ, 2004. (accessed Apr 24, 2008).

2. Matlack, A. S. Introduction to Green Chemistry [Online]; Dekker: New York, 2001. (accessed Apr 24, 2008).

Chapter from an electronic book

3. Oleksyn, B. J.; Stadnicka, K.; Sliwinski, J. Structural Chemistry of Enamimes: A Statistical Approach. In The Chemistry of Enamimes [Online]; Rappoport, Z., Ed.; Wiley: New York, 1994; pp 87-218. (accessed Apr 24, 2005).

Article from an electronic encyclopaedia

4. Cloverly, S. Segmented Flow Analysis. Encyclopedia of Analytical Science [Online]; Elsevier Academic Press, Posted May 25, 2005. (accessed Apr 24, 2008).

Article from an electronic dictionary:  No author

5. Cytosine. A Dictionary of Chemistry [Online];  Oxford University Press, Posted 2008. (accessed Sept 24, 2010).

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