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CHMC47: Bio-Organic Chemistry

A guide to assist UTSC students in this course find and use library resources needed to complete their literature searching assignment.

Managing citations

Collecting and organizing citations can be one of the more frustrating tasks of research. Citation management software can help you save time by:

  • collecting citations (to articles, books, websites, etc.) from databases, library catalogues, web, etc.
  • organizing, editing and searching for citations
  • inserting and formatting citations and bibliographies into word processing
  • automatically formatting and reformatting references in particular styles e.g. APA, ACS, CBE/CSE or a particular journal's style

No citation management software is perfect! However, citation management software can save you valuable time formatting and organizing your research.

The Writing Centre

Learn to become a better writer or get help with citation questions!  The Writing Centre offers invaluable services to students and offers many different kinds of help:

  • drop-in sessions
  • individual consultations
  • workshops
  • clinics
  • online writing handouts

ACS Style Guidelines

The ACS Style Guide, 3rd ed., is the standard citation style for chemistry.

More on ACS Style