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ACS Style

Learn to cite sources using American Chemical Society (ACS) Style.

Details to Note

Use the format described on this page for nonscientific magazines and newspapers. The name of the periodical is italicized. For online periodicals, the format will vary depending on how you retrieved the article.

Online Magazine or Newspaper (Retrieved from Website)

Author 1; Author 2; Author 3; etc. Title of Article. Title of Magazine or Newspaper, Month Day, Year, updated Month Day, Year, Page range. DOI or URL (accessed YYYY-MM-DD).

 

Beauge, J. School District Sued Over Burns Girl Suffered During Chemistry Class Demonstration. PennLive (Harrisburg, PA), November 17, 2018, updated November 17, 2018. https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/11/school_district_sued_over_burn.html (accessed 2019-02-22).

Online Magazine or Newspaper (Retrieved from Database)

Author 1; Author 2; Author 3; etc. Title of Article. Title of Magazine or Newspaper, Month Day, Year, updated Month Day, Year (accessed YYYY-MM-DD from Name of Database).

 

Hawthorn, M. The Evolution of Ethylene Oxide. Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL), December 23, 2018, 12 (accessed 2019-02-28 from ProQuest: US Major Dailies).

Print Magazine or Newspaper

Author 1; Author 2; Author 3; etc. Title of Article. Title of Magazine or Newspaper, Month Day, Year, page range.

 

Terlach, G. 20 Things You Didn’t Know About Chocolate. Discover, March 2019, 74.