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

E-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