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Citing Sources: Citing Sources in ACS

ACS Style Guide Online

Iona College Libraries subscribes to the ACS All Web Edition Journals package which also gives you access to the online ACS Style Guide. The following url,, takes you to the home page of the ACS Style Guide. 

The ACS Style Guide print version is available at the Ryan Library Reference Reserve (Main Desk). R 808.066 A 187- 2

Coghill, Anne and Garson, Lorrin, eds. The ACS Style Guide: Effective Communication of Scientific Information. 3rd ed. Washington, DC American Chemical Society, 2006.

Other Citation Styles

If your professor accepts MLA or APA and you'd prefer to use one of those styles instead of CSE, you may refer to the other tabs in this Citing Sources guide. Please ask a librarian if you have any questions.

More Help for Better Research Papers

What is RefWorks?

Welcome to the New RefWorks

RefWorks is a way to cite, collect, manage and organize your research papers, as well as collaborate with others. ​It is Iona College Library's preferred citation management tool. 

  • It helps you create MLA, APA, Chicago, etc. reference lists. 
  • It allows you to import citations directly and indirectly from Library databases and research websites, such as EBSCO, ProQuest, and WorldCat.
  • It enables you to share citations and lists.

For important detailed information and videos on using RefWorks, please visit the RefWorks guide.​