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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

Formatting Your End References

  • Authors’ first names are rendered as capitals after their surnames.

Otegui MS, Kiessling LL, Batzli J.

  • The reference list is organized alphabetically by author’s last name. When there is more than one work by an author, those works are organized chronologically.

Allen C, Bent A, Charkowski AO. 2009.

Bennett AB, Gratton C. 2012.

Bennett AB, Gratton C. 2013.

Gratton C, Vander Zanden MJ. 2009

  • Only the first word of a book or article title should be capitalized.

The fat-soluble vitamins: handbook of lipid research 2.

  • Titles are not italicized. However, species names are italicized.

In vitro and in vivo reconstitution of the cadherin-catenin-actin complex from Caenorhabditis elegans.

​​​​​​​Livestock Prod Sci

Biochem Mol Biol Educ

J Dairy Sci

  • Year of publication and volume number are required for all references to articles. Issue number is strongly recommended. To save space, use no spaces to separate an article’s date, volume, and page.

Annu Rev Phytopathol. 50:425-49.

Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 24(7):773-86.