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Citation Guide: Books, Encyclopedias, Theses, Dissertations

Help with citing your sources for a research paper.

Books

 

In all of the examples shown here, the source type is online unless noted otherwise.

 

Ebook Hammond, C. The Basics of Crystallography and Diffraction, 4th ed.; International Union of Crystallography Texts on Crystallography, Vol. 21; Oxford University Press, 2015. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738671.001.0001

Book in print

Frankel, F. Picturing Science and Engineering; MIT Press, 2018.

Ebook chapter

Hammond, C. Crystal Symmetry. In The Basics of Crystallography and Diffraction, 4th ed.; International Union of Crystallography Texts on Crystallography, Vol. 21; Oxford University Press, 2015; pp 99−134. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738671.003.0004

Book chapter in print

Bard, A. J.; Faulkner, L. R. Double-Layer Structure and Absorption. In Electrochemical Methods: Fundamentals and Applications, 2nd ed.; John Wiley & Sons, 2001; pp 534−579.

Ebook with editors

Mom the Chemistry Professor: Personal Accounts and Advice from Chemistry Professors Who Are Mothers, 2nd ed.; Woznack, K., Charlebois, A., Cole, R. S., Marzabadi, C. H., Webster, G., Eds.; Springer, 2018. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-78972-9

Ebook series

Gaede, H. C. Professional Development for REU Students. In Best Practices for Chemistry REU Programs; Griep, M. A, Watkins, L., Eds.; ACS Symposium Series, Vol. 1295; American Chemical Society, 2018; pp 33−44. DOI: 10.1021/bk-2018-1295.ch003

Encyclopedia article in print

Chloramines and Bromamines. In Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology, 4th ed.; Wiley, 1993; Vol. 4, pp 931−932.

Encyclopedia article with author and/or editor

Vallero, D. A. Air Pollution, ver. 3. In Kirk‐Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology; Wiley, 2015. Updated March 16, 2015. DOI: 10.1002/0471238961.01091823151206.a01.pub3

Encyclopedia article with no author

Lithium-Ion Battery Anodes Produced from Waste Plastic Bags. In AccessScience; AccessScience Eds.; McGraw-Hill Education, 2019. DOI: 10.1036/1097-8542.BR0301191 (last reviewed March 2019).

Thesis or dissertation

Cable, M. L. Life in Extreme Environments: Lanthanide-Based Detection of Bacterial Spores and Other Sensor Design Pursuits. Ph.D. Dissertation, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, 2010. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechTHESIS:05102010-145436548 (accessed 2019-09-10).

Thesis or dissertation  in print

Tsien, R. Y. The Design and Use of Organic Chemical Tools in Cellular Physiology. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, U.K., 1976.

 

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