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Citation Styles

CSE style (named for Council of Science Editors) is used for the sciences like:

  • Biology
  • Botany
  • Microbiology
  • Zoology

SJC Biology Department prefers the Name-Year convention (you will notice that there are many variations of style for this citation type). 

Scientific Style and Format 8th Edition

CSE Style Paper

Citation Websites

CSE Annotated Bibliography

Sample Page: CSE (Name/Year)-formatted annotated bibliography:

Sample Page: CSE (Alternate System)-formatted annotated bibliography:

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