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Citation Style Guides
Citation Guides and Generators (online guide - MSU Libraries)
Documenting Electronic Sources in Specific Disciplines (OWL - Purdue Online Writing Lab)
ACS Style Guide: Effective Communication of Scientific Information. ACS. 2006
Also in print - Main Library Reserves - 1 Circulation. QD8.5 .A25 2006
Cite using MSU Library SearchPlus
To find citation of library materials using SearchPlus
Benson, Phillipa Jane. What Editors Want: An Author's Guide to Scientific Writing Publishing
Blum, Knudson, Marantz, eds. A Field Guide for Science Writers, Oxford University Press. 2nd ed. 2006.
Davis, Holly. A Short Guide to Writing About Chemistry. Longman, 2010.
MSU Main Library -QD8.5 .D38 2010
Dawking, Richard. The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing. Oxford University Press. 2008.
MSU Main Library - Q171 .O87 2008
Gustavi, Bjorn. How to Write and Illustrate a Scientific Paper. Cambridge University Press, 2003.
MSU Main Library - T11 .G86 2003
Hancock, Elise. Ideas Into Words: Mastering the Craft of Science Writing. 2003.
MSU Main Library - T11 .H255 2003
Robinson, Marin S. Write Like A Chemist - A Guide and Resource 2008.
The Seven Steps of the Research Progress a simple and effective strategy for finding information for a research paper and documenting the sources you find (Cornell University Library)
The Web as a Research Tool - Evaluation Techniques (Jan Alexander and Marsha Tate)