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An introduction to Library resources for Chemistry

John Barbrook: Faculty Librarian (Science and Technology)

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Chemists reference according to the referencing style of the journal that they are submitting to. 

The department recommends the RSC (Royal Society of Chemistry) style for all courseowrk assignments that require referencing.

Referencing using the Royal Society of Chemistry style

A style of referencing commonly used in Chemistry is the Royal Society of Chemistry style.  For supporting using this style you may want to explore the resource below:

How to reference using the Royal Society of Chemistry style

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