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Citing your Sources CSE 7th Name-Year Style

This guide is suggested for students using CSE 7th ed.

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Council of Science Editors 7th Edition Style

Style and format from The CSE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers, 7th Edition. All page number refer to this edition. (A copy of this manual is kept at the front of the desk of Falvey Library for consultation.)

Documenting Sources in Your Paper

When writing your research paper, you will draw information from other sources. These sources need to be documented in the text of your paper and organized into a reference list at the end of the paper.

Citing References in Text – p. 491

Within the body of the paper, when using the Name-Year system, documents should be cited by putting the author’s last name and the year of publication in parentheses. Do not separate the author information from the year with a comma. See the examples below.

Work with a Single Author

(Fauci 2002)

 Work with a Two Authors

(Mazan and Hoffman 2001)

Work with a Two Authors with the Same Last Name

(Smith TL and Smith UV 1990)

Work with a Three or More Authors

(Ito et al. 1999)

When an Author Has Two or More Works in the Same Year

(Rocket 1982a) (Rocket 1982b)

When You Have Used the Author’s Name in Sentence

When Chen’s studies (1990, 1992a, 1992b, 1994) are examined closely…

Creating a Reference List

 

Materials cited in the body of the research paper must be combined at the end of a paper in a section called “References.” Do not include materials that have not been cited in the text of the paper in this list. The references should be organized alphabetically by the first author’s last name. Each entry in the reference list should be single spaced and does not require a hanging indent. There should be a space between entries.

Books – p. 528

Format:

Author(s). Date. Title. Edition. Place of publication: publisher.

Example:

Schott J, Priest J. 2002. Leading antenatal classes: a practical guide. 2nd ed. Boston (MA): Books for Midwives.

Part of a Book with the Same Authors – p. 533

Format:

Author(s). Date. Title of book. Edition. Place of publication: Publisher. Part or Chapter, Part or Chapter title; Inclusive pages.

Example:

Shakelford RT. 1978. Surgery of the alimentary tract. Philadelphia (PA): W.B. Saunders. Chapter 2, Esophagoscopy; p. 29-40.

Part of a Book with Different Authors – p. 533

Format:

Part’s or Chapter’s Author(s). Title of part or chapter. In: Book’s Editor(s), editors. Year. Book title. Edition. Place of publication: Publisher. Inclusive pages.

Example:

Anderson RJ, Schrier RW. Acute renal failure. In: Braunwald E, Isselbacher KJ, Petersdorf RG, editors. Harrison’s principles of internal medicine. 15th ed. New York (NY): McGraw-Hill. P. 1149-1155.

Journal Article – p. 518

When using CSE citation style, journal titles must be abbreviated in accordance with ISO 4 standards. Search the PDF document available at ftp://nlmpubs.nlm.nih.gov/online/journals/lsiweb.pdf in order to find the approved abbreviation.

Format:

Author(s). Date. Article title. Journal Title Abbreviation. Volume(issue):inclusive pages.

Example:

Smart N, Fang ZY, Marwick TH. 2003. A practical guide to exercise training for heart failure patients. J Card Fail. 9(1):49-58.

Journal Article Accessed Online – p. 558

When using CSE citation style, journal titles must be abbreviated in accordance with ISO 4 standards. Search the PDF document available at ftp://nlmpubs.nlm.nih.gov/online/journals/lsiweb.pdf in order to find the approved abbreviation.

“Date cited” information is the date that the material was accessed online. All month names longer than three letters should be abbreviated.

Format:

Author(s) of article. Date of publication. Title of article. Journal Title Abbreviation [Internet]. [date updated; date cited];Volume(issue):inclusive pages. Available from: URL

Example:

Savage E, Ramsay M, White J, Beard S, Lawson H, Hunjan R, Brown D. 2005. Mumps outbreaks across England and Wales in 2004: observational study. BMJ [Internet]. [cited 2005 May 31]; 330(7500):1119-1120. Available from: http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/reprint/330/7500/1119doi:10.1136/bmj.330.7500.1119

 

Conference Proceedings – p. 534

Format:

Editor(s). Date. Title of book. Number and name of conference; date of conference; place of conference. Place of publication: publisher.

Example:

Callaos N, Margenstern M, Zhang J, Catillo O, Doberkat EE, editors. c2003. SCI 2003. Proceedings of the 7th World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics; Orlando, FL. Orlando (FL): International Institute of Informatics and Systematics.

Conference Papers – p. 534

Format:

Author(s) of paper. Date. Title of paper. In: Editor(s). Title of book. Number and name of conference; date of conference; place of conference. Place of publication: publisher. Inclusive pages.

Example:

Lee DJ, Bates D, Dromey C, Xu X, Antani S. c2003. An imaging system correlating Lip shapes with tongue contact patterns for speech pathology research. In: Krol M, Mitra S, Lee DJ, editors. CBMS 2003. Proceedings of the 16th IEEE Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems; New York. Los Alamitos (CA): IEEE Computer Society. P. 307-313.

Patent – p. 542

Format:

Author(s), inventors; patent holder, assignee. Year Month Day the patent was granted. Title of patent. Country issuing the patent country code patent number.

Example:

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

Newspaper Article – p. 543

Format:

Author(s). Year Month Day of publication. Title of article. Title of newspaper (edition). Section:beginning page of article (column no.).

Example:

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).

Entire Web Site (Homepage) – p. 558

Format:

Title of Homepage [Internet]. Date of publication. Edition. Place of publication: publisher; [date updated; date cited]. Available from: URL

Example:

ASPnet: plant pathology online [Internet]. c1994- 2005. St. Paul (MN): American Phytopathological Association ; [cited 2005 Jun 20]. Available from: http://www.aspnet.org

Document from a Web Site – p. 564

Format:

Author(s). Date of publication. Document title. Title of Homepage [Internet]. Edition. Place of publication: publisher; [date updated; date cited]. Available from: URL

Example:

Irvine D. c2007. Skip the fast food and go slow. CNN.com [Internet]. [cited 2007 May 17]. Available from: http://www.cnn.com/2007/HEALTH/05/09/ pl.slowfood/index.html

Example:

Jansen NW, Kant IJ, van den Brandt PA. Need for recov­ery in the working population: description and associa­tions with fatigue and psychological distress. Int J Behav Med. 2002;9(4):322-340.

Kent DD Jr, Arnold DF Sr, Nydegger RV. Effect of selected psychological characteristics upon choice-shift patterns found within hierarchical groups of public accountants. Psychol Rep. 2002;91(1):85-104.

 

This guide based on “Cite Sources Using CSE with Name-Year Style” (8/07 revision) by University of Texas at Arlington Library. Available from: http://library.uta.edu/howTo/CSE.pdf

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