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This guide is designed to support the search for resources in chemistry.

Which citation style?

Your instructor usually determines which citation style he or she wants you to use in your papers. If you don't know--ASK THEM!

Consult the Libraries' Citing Sources Guide for info on how to format citations using common citation styles.

Why use citation management software

Why Use Citation Management Software like

Mendeley Mendeley Logo  and Zotero Zotero Logo

  • store citations
  • export directly from Library Search and any databases
  • enter citations manually
  • organize citations in folders
  • edit and modify citations
  • add personal notes to citations
  • store .pdf copies of articles
  • link directly to the sources
  • easily create bibliographies in a variety of styles  
  • Mendeley Help Guide  
  • Zotero Help Guide   

CASSI Search Tool

Have an abbreviated journal title? Click the CAS Source Index Search Tool icon to find the full title: