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CBE Style Manual
Scientific Style and Format by
Publication Date: 1994-11-25
Video on CSE Format Basic
What is CSE Style?
The standard citation style guide book for the natural and physical sciences is the Scientific Style and Format: The CSE Manual for Author, Editors and Publishers, 7th edition, 2006. We commonly refer to it as "the CSE Manual".
CSE (Council of Science Editors) is used to be called CBE (Council of Biology Editors). However, since most biologists, zoologists, earth scientists, geneticists, and other scientists use one of three systems of documentation specified by CSE, finally they decided to change the name CBE to CSE to be more inclusive.
CSE Style Quick Guide
This quick citation covers a) how to set up a paper using CSE style; b) tips for C-S system or C-N system in-text citations; c) how to Format Bibliographical Entries for the Cited Reference Page.
What is CBE Style?
Scientific Style and Format (6th ed.), a publication of the Council of Biology Editors (CBE), outlines proper documentation style for writers in many areas of the sciences, and particularly the biological sciences. However, since most biologists, zoologists, earth scientists, geneticists, and other scientists use one of three systems of documentation specified by CSE, finally they decided to change the name CBE to CSE to be more inclusive.
Helpful Links: Basics of Scientific Writing
Basics of Scientific Writing
MIT professor Nicole Kelley offers students guidelines on how to create technical writing on science and technology topics.