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Chemistry: Research



The ACS Style Guide was developed by the American Chemical Society for research papers in the field of chemistry. Citing in ACS Style consists of  the in-text citation, which provides brief identifying information within the text, and the reference list, a list of sources that provides full bibliographic information.

What should you cite?

  1. Exact wording 
  2. Paraphrases from a source
  3. Another person's idea
  4. Another student's work
  5. Your own previous work

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