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CSE Style

Council of Science Editor style guide

End Reference Examples

Book - Single Author:

Author Last Name First Initial(s). Date of publication. Title of book. Publisher location: Publisher.

Example:

Hamilton LD. 2018. The Arctic fox: life at the top of the world. New York: Voyageur Press.


Book - 2 authors:

Wagner M, Taylor AW. 2019. The life of Mark Twain. San Francisco: History Press.


Book - 3+ authors (list all authors):

Smith TM, Jones AM, Thompson PN, Pernell WT, Nixon LJ, Wilson MT. 2020. Landmarks of scientific socialism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.


E-Book:

Example:

Wagner M, Taylor AW. 2019. The life of Mark Twain [Internet]. San Francisco: History Press; [cited 2020 Sept 28]. Available from: https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/surricc-ebooks/detail.action?docID=1188357


Edited Book:

Editor Last Name First Initial(s). Date of publication. Title of book. Publisher location: Publisher.

Example:

Munoz LP, Young AS, editors. 2020. The German ideology. New York: Penguin.


Article from a Library Database:

Author last name, first initial(s). Date. Article Title. Abbreviated journal title [Internet]. [cited date]; volume(issue): page numbers. Available from: web address (include the DOI number, article or document number, if available)

Example:

Castonguay LG, Boswell JF, Constantino MJ, Goldfried MR, Hill CE. 2010 Jan. Training implications of harmful effects of psychological treatments. Am Psychol [Internet]. [accessed 2019 Oct 24]; 65(1):34-49. Available from: https://login.proxy172.nclive.org/login?url=https://www.proquest.com/docview/1858170730?accountid=14179


Web page:

Example:

Perez-Pena, R. 2020 Sept 29. Coronavirus deaths pass one million worldwide. New York Times [Internet]. [accessed 2020 Oct 24]. Available from: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/28/world/covid-1-million-deaths.html