Citing and Writing

Citation Guides

ACS: American Chemical Society
ACS (How to Cite) Reference Style Guidelines summary
ACS Citation Style Quick Guide


AIP: American Institute of Physics
Official Style Manual
Quick PDF Reference Guide from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign


AMA: American Medical Association
Official Style Guide
Guide from the University of Washington


CSE: Council of Science Editors
Guide from Ohio State University
Guide from PennState


Other Information From IUB Libraries
How to Cite - Covers APAMLA and Chicago styles
Wells Library Reference Blog post “How do I Cite??”


Journal Abbreviations

CASSI Web Version
All That JAS: Journal Abbreviation Sources


Writing Guide Books

Guide to Effective Grant Writing : How to Write a Successful NIH Grant Application
Writing Science : How to Write Papers That Get Cited and Proposals That Get Funded
Getting Published in the Life Sciences


Print Books:
Writing in the Life Sciences : A Critical Thinking Approach
                 available in the Life Sciences Library R118.G74 2010
A Student Handbook for Writing in Biology-
                 available at the Reserves desk in the Life Sciences Library QH304.K59 2013
A Short Guide to Writing about Biology-
                 available at the Reserves desk in the Life Science Library QH304.P43 2013 


Search IUCAT or Ask a Librarian for more books about writing for the sciences


Services Offered from IU

Writing Tutorial Services
Help with the Thesis & Dissertaion Process
IUScholarWorks - an Open Access publication option offered from IU