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CSE Citation Guide 8th Ed.(2014)

This guide is for citation creation using The Council of Science Editors Style Guide 8th Edition

What is the CSE Citation Style?

The Council of Science Editors scientific style of documentation is used primarily in the physical sciences, life sciences, and mathematics. CSE offers three systems for documenting sources: 1) a Citation-Sequence system, 2) a Citation- Name system and 3) a name-year system. This guide is meant to explain all three. The Citation-Sequence and Citation Name system share similarities. The Name - Year system is very similar to the Author-Date system used by the APA.

This guide is based on Scientific Style and Format: The CSE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers (8th ed.) 2014, a publication of the Council of Science Editors. 

For more information, you can find a copy of the CSE Guide contact your library.