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CSE Style

Learn to cite sources using the Council of Science Editors (CSE) style.

Details to Note

If you are trying to cite a resource type that is not include on this page or elsewhere in this guide, refer to the CSE Manual or Ask a Librarian for assistance.

Technical Reports

Citation-Sequence or Citation-Name:

Author(s). Title of report. Edition. Place of publication: publisher; date. Extent. Report No.: Notes.

Feller BA. Health characteristics of persons with chronic activity limitation, United States, 1979. Hyattsville (MD): National Center for Health Statistics (US); 1981. Report No.: VHS-SER-10/137. Availbale from: NTIS, Springfield, VA; PB88-228622.

 

Name-Year:

Author(s). Date. Title of report. Edition. Place of publication: publisher. Extent. Report No.: Notes.

Feller BA. 1981. Health characteristics of persons with chronic activity limitation, United States, 1979. Hyattsville (MD): National Center for Health Statistics (US). Report No.: VHS-SER-10/137. Availbale from: NTIS, Springfield, VA; PB88-228622.

Dissertations & Theses

Citation-Sequence or Citation-Name:

Author(s). Title of dissertation or thesis [content designator]. [Place of publication]: publisher; date. Extent. Notes.

Lutz M. 1903: American nervousness and the economy of cultural change [dissertation]. [Stanford (CA)]: Stanford University; 1989.

Oviedo S. Adolescent pregnancy: voices heard in the everyday lives of pregnant teenagers [master's thesis]. [Denton (TX)]: University of North Texas; 1995.

 

Name-Year:

Author(s). Date. Title of dissertation or thesis [content designator]. [Place of publication]: publisher. Extent. Notes.

Lutz M. 1989. 1903: American nervousness and the economy of cultural change [dissertation]. [Stanford (CA)]: Stanford University.

Oviedo S. 1995. Adolescent pregnancy: voices heard in the everyday lives of pregnant teenagers [master's thesis]. [Denton (TX)]: University of North Texas.

Patents

Citation-Sequence or Citation-Name:

Author(s), inventors; patent holder, assignee. Title of patent. Country issuing the patent country code patent number. Publication date. Extent.

Blanco EE, Meade JC, Richards WD, inventors; Ophthalmic Ventures, assignee. Surgical stapling system. United States patent US 4,969,591. 1990 Nov 13.

 

Name-Year:

Author(s), inventors; patent holder, assignee. Date. Title of patent. Country issuing the patent country code patent number. Extent.

Blanco EE, Meade JC, Richards WD, inventors; Ophthalmic Ventures, assignee. 1990 Nov 13. Surgical stapling system. United States patent US 4,969,591.

Newspaper Articles

Citation-Sequence or Citation-Name:

Author(s). Title of article. Title of newspaper (edition). Date;section:beginning page of article (column no.).

Weiss R. Study shows problems in cloning people: researchers find replicating primates will be harder than other mammals. Washington Post (Home Ed.). 2003 Apr 11; Sect. A:12 (col. 1).

 

Name-Year:

Author(s). Date. Title of article. Title of newspaper (edition). Section:beginning page of article (column no.).

Weiss R. 2003 Apr 11. Study shows problems in cloning people: researchers find replicating primates will be harder than other mammals. Washington Post (Home Ed.). Sect. A:12 (col. 1).

Audiovisual Materials

Citation-Sequence or Citation-Name:

Author(s). Title of audiovisual [medium designator]. Edition. Place of publication: publisher; date. Notes.

Johnson D, editor. Surgical techniques in orthopaedics: anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction [Blu-ray]. Rosemont (IL): American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; c2002. 1 Blu-ray.

 

Name-Year:

Author(s). Date. Title of audiovisual [medium designator]. Edition. Place of publication: publisher. Notes.

Johnson D, editor. Surgical techniques in orthopaedics: anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction [Blu-ray]. Rosemont (IL): American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; c2002. 1 Blu-ray.

 

Online Image

Citation-Sequence or Citation-Name:

Artist's Name. Title [descriptive word]. City (ST): Publisher or Producer. [accessed date]. URL.

Jameson E. Mind on fire [image]. California: Elizabeth Jameson. [accessed 2012 Oct 23]. http://www.jamesonfineart.com/large-multi-view/Art%20of%20the%20Brain/1992765-1-171407/Art%20of%20the%20Brain.html.

 

Name-Year:

Artist's Name. [accessed date]. Title [descriptive word]. City (ST): Publisher or Producer. URL.

Jameson E. [accessed 2012 Oct 23]. Mind on fire [image]. California: Elizabeth Jameson. http://www.jamesonfineart.com/large-multi-view/Art%20of%20the%20Brain/1992765-1-171407/Art%20of%20the%20Brain.html.

 

Online Video

Citation-Sequence or Citation-Name:

Title of video [descriptive word, episode number if available]. Title of program. Producer. Date first aired or posted, length. [accessed date]. URL.

How smart are animals? [video]. NOVA scienceNOW. PBS. 2011 Feb 9, 53:06 minutes. [accessed 2012 March 25]. http://video.pbs.org/video/1777525840

 

Name-Year:

Title of video [descriptive word, episode number if available]. Date first aired or posted. Title of program. Producer. Length. [accessed date]. URL.

How smart are animals? [video]. 2011 Feb 9. NOVA scienceNOW. PBS. 53:06 minutes. [accessed 2012 March 25]. http://video.pbs.org/video/1777525840

 

Blog Post

Citation-Sequence or Citation-Name:

Author's name. Title of post [descriptive word]. Title of blog. [accessed date]. URL.

Fogarty M. Formatting titles on Twitter and Facebook [blog]. Grammar Girl: Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing. [accessed 2012 Oct 19]. http://grammar.quickanddirtytips.com/formatting-titles-on-twitter-and-facebook.aspx.

 

Name-Year:

Author's name. [accessed date]. Title of post [descriptive word]. Title of blog. URL.

Fogarty M. [accessed 2012 Oct 19]. Formatting titles on Twitter and Facebook [blog]. Grammar Girl: Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing. http://grammar.quickanddirtytips.com/formatting-titles-on-twitter-and-facebook.aspx.

 

Social Media

Citation-Sequence or Citation-Name:

Username or group/page name. Network name [descriptive word for page type, post type]. [accessed date]. URL.

Neil deGrasse Tyson. Facebook [fan page, shared link]. 2012 Sept 10, 7:47 a.m. [accessed 2012 Oct 24]. https://www.facebook.com/neildegrassetyson.

 

Name-Year:

Username or group/page name. Date and time posted, if available. Network name [descriptive word for page type, post type]. Date and time posted, if available. [accessed date]. URL.

Neil deGrasse Tyson. 2012 Sept 10, 7:47 a.m. Facebook [fan page, shared link]. [accessed 2012 Oct 24]. https://www.facebook.com/neildegrassetyson.