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Biol 250 -- Scientific Writing

AMA and ACS Citation Styles

AMA (American Medical Association)

    AMA manual of style: a guide for authors and editors. 10th edition
    Examples also in: Purdue OWL Guide to AMA Style (10th edition)

   The Library currently does not have the 11th edition,
    Citation examples for the 11th edition via University of Washington Libraries

    For journal abbreviations:
          Journals referenced in the NCBI Databases


ACS (American Chemical Society)

 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