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CSE style (named for Council of Science Editors) is used for the sciences like:
The 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 Annotated Bibliography
Sample Page: CSE (Name/Year)-formatted annotated bibliography:
Sample Page: CSE (Alternate System)-formatted annotated bibliography:
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