Students studying in the natural and applied sciences format their references according to the name-year style or the citation-name system of the Council of Science Editors, unless otherwise directed by their instructor. The Council of Science Editors (formerly the Council of Biology Editors) has published the style guide Scientific Style and Format: The CSE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers, 8th edition (2014): Call number is T11.S386

For more information, consult our CSE Style tip sheet.

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