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Inorganic Chemistry: ACS Citation Examples

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Journal Citations

ACS journal title abbreviations are listed in the ACS Style Guide.
Online Journal Article
Zloh, M.; Esposito, D.; Gibbons, W. A. Helical Net Plots and Lipid Favourable Surface Mapping of Transmembrane Helices of Integral Membrane Proteins: Aids to Structure Determination of Integral Membrane Proteins. Internet J. Chem. [Online] 2003, 6, Article 2. (accessed Oct 13, 2004).
Published in Advance Article
Pratt, D. A.; van der Donk, W. A. Theoretical Investigations into the Intermediacy of Chlorinated Vinylcobalamins in the Reductive Dehalogenation of Chlorinated Ethylenes. J. Am. Chem. Soc. [Online early access]. DOI: 10.1021/ja047915o. Published Online: Dec 8, 2004. (accessed Dec 8, 2004).
Print Journal Article with Title
Klingler, J. Influence of Pretreatment on Sodium Powder. Chem. Mater. 2005,17, 2755–2768.
Print Journal Article without Title
Klingler, J.Chem. Mater. 2005,17, 2755–2768.
Nonscientific magazines
and newspapers
Squires, S. Falling Short on Nutrients. The Washington Post, Oct 4, 2005, p H1.

Book and Book Chapter Citations

For more types of book and book chapter citations please see the ACS Style Guide.
Online Book without Editors
Tour, J. M. Molecular Electronics: Commercial Insights, Chemistry, Devices, Architecture and Programming [Online]; World Scientific: River Edge, NJ, 2003; pp 177–180.,20141,20153 (accessed Nov 7, 2004)
Online Book with Editors
Oleksyn, B. J.; Stadnicka, K.; Sliwinski, J. Structural Chemistry
of Enamines: A Statistical Approach. In The Chemistry of Enamines [Online]; Rappoport, Z., Ed.; The Chemistry of Functional Groups; Patai, S., Rappoport, Z., Series Eds.; Wiley & Sons: New York, 1994; Chapter 2, pp. 87–218. (accessed April 24, 2005)
Online Encyclopedias
Alkanolamines from Nitro Alcohols. Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology [Online]; Wiley & Sons, Posted March 14, 2003. (accessed Nov 7, 2004)
Print Book without Editors
Le Couteur, P.; Burreson, J. Napoleon’s Buttons: How 17 Molecules Changed History; Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam: New York, 2003; pp 32–47
Print Books with Editors
Almlof, J.; Gropen, O. Relativistic Effects in Chemistry. In Reviews in Computational Chemistry; Lipkowitz, K. B., Boyd, D. B., Eds.; VCH: New  York, 1996; Vol. 8, pp 206–210.
Conference Paper
Garrone, E.; Ugliengo, P. In Structure and Reactivity of Surfaces, Proceedings of the European Conference, Trieste, Italy, Sept 13–20, 1988; Zecchina, A., Cost, G., Morterra, C., Eds.; Elsevier: Amsterdam, 1988
Mäckel, H. Capturing the Spectra of Silicon Solar Cells. Ph.D. Thesis, The Australian National University, December 2004

Other Online Resource Citations

For more miscellaneous publication citations please see the ACS Style Guide.
General Web Sites
ACS Publications Division Home Page. (accessed Nov 7, 2004
Electronic Newsletters or Newsgroups
Chemical Information List Server, (accessed Oct 13, 2004).
Computational Chemistry List, solvent discussion in archived messages of September 2003, (accessed October 11, 2011).