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CSM RISE & LSAMP: Lit Searching and Zotero

Summer 2021 for CSM RISE and LSAMP

Style Guides

ACS guide to scholarly communication. 2020
  • ACS Style Quick Guide (References)

CASSI Chemical Abstracts Service Source Index
Find standard abbreviations for journal names.

 

The previous edition of ACS Style:

ACS syle guide: effective communication of scientific information. 3ed.
  In the library: 1st floor, Reference  QD 8.5 .A25 2006
 

  AMA manual of style: a guide for authors and editors. 10th edition

    Purdue OWL Guide to AMA Style

    Citation examples via University of Washington Libraries
 

Using Zotero with Word or Google Docs for references

In the Document Preferences tab in Word or Google Docs, check the box in front of:
Use MEDLINE journal abbreviations. The "Journal Abbr field will be ignored"

https://journals.aps.org/prl/authors
"...overview of content, technical, and style requirements for preparing manuscripts for submission to the Physical Review journals.
For comprehensive guidelines, please consult the Physical Review Style and Notation Guide*,  Frequently used Memos, and other indicated guidelines, as well as recent issues of the specific journals
."

*Journal title abbreviations are in the appendix, starting on page 22.
" Additional standard abbreviation listings recommended for your use are Chemical Abstracts Service Source Index (CASSI) (American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C.) and Abbreviations of the Names of Scientific Periodicals Reviewed in Mathematical Reviews (American Mathematical Society, Providence, RI).

Author Information Journal of Biological Chemistry
Preparing the manuscript text: scroll down to the section on References.


Using Zotero with Word or Google Docs for references

In the Document Preferences tab in Word or Google Docs, select Journal of Biological Chemistry,
and check the box in front of: Use MEDLINE journal abbreviations. The "Journal Abbr field will be ignored"