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What Is CSE?
Scientific Style and Format: The CSE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers, 7th Edition by
Call Number: T11 .S386 2006
The CSE (Council of Science Editors) style is most often used for the sciences, particularly the natural and physical sciences. Aside from these online sources, you can also view the library's copy of the style manual in the reference section:
A Few Notes about CSE Style
The CSE style has several unique requirements, so be sure to check your citations carefully. A few things to note about CSE style:
- There are two systems with CSE style: Name-Year and Citation-Sequence. Be sure to be informed if your professor has a preference, and use the same system consistently throughout your work.
- Unlike most citation styles, there are no commas between an author's last name and first name
- You must include the number of pages of a book at the end of a book citation
- You must abbreviate journal titles (see below).
Helpful CSE Guides
UNC's Citing Information with CSE / CBE
This guide covers both the Name-Year and Citation-Sequence systems. Navigate through the site using the menu bar on the left. The site also provides sample Works Cited pages for both systems.