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Citation: CSE Citation

CSE Citation Style

The Council of Science Editors (CSE) citation style is used for academic papers written primarily in the natural science fields.

Please note that citation styles encompass not only how sources are cited but also how the paper is formatted.

CSE: Scientific Style and Format


The latest edition of CSE's Scientific Style and Format is at the Circulation Desk.

CSE Citation Style Guides

Writing Center at the University of Wisconson-Madison
Provides a quick reference guide to the three forms of CSE style with examples.

Washington State University Libraries
Provides an expanding reference guide to the three forms of CSE style with examples.

CSE Citation Creators

Please note that while citation creators can be helpful and time-saving, they are nevertheless unreliable: Check your citations for correct formatting with one of the CSE citation guides listed above.

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