CSE Citation Style

CSE citation style is often used when writing about the sciences.  In some fields, citations are based on important journals, such as Conservation Biology. The Author Style Guide is available here.

Check with your instructor if you are not sure which style to use.


  • McMillan, V. E. (2012). Writing papers in the biological sciences. 5th ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's. This book is available in the Reference area and on the shelves.
  • Handout with examples and information about CSE style from the Prescott College Library.

Have a specific CSE question?  The librarians are happy to help.  Call (928-350-1300) or email us.

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