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ACS Style Guide - Citing Your Sources by Emilie Buckley: Home

Learn the basics of using ACS format, in-text citations, and supplemental resources. ACS is the style guide for the American Chemical Society.



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Welcome to the ACS Citation Guide

Explore this guide for information on using ACS style including in-text citations, paper format, and additional resources. If you have any questions on creating citations or locating academic sources, don't hesitate to reach out to a Valencia College Librarian or Writing Center staff. 

Emilie Buckley

Lake Nona Campus Librarian

What's in this Guide

Core Elements of ACS

Core Elements of the revised style are:

When searching for an article, make sure to note the following:


Title of source.

Title of container,

Other contributers,




Publication Date,