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- Quick Guide: ACS Citation Style
- ACS style guide : effective communication of scientific information [print and online]
- Chicago guide to communicating science [print]
- Communicating science: a practical guide [print and online]
- MIT guide to science and engineering communication [print]
- Scientific style and format: the CSE manual for authors, editors, and publishers [print]
Use UBC's Journal Abbreviation search tool or the CAS Source Index to figure out the full title of a journal from its abbreviation. E.g. Aust. J. Chem. is the Australian Journal of Chemistry.
- Writing for science and engineering: papers, presentations and reports [print]
- Scientific writing and communication: papers, proposals, and presentations [print]
- How to write and publish a scientific paper, 7th ed. [print]
- Guide to publishing a scientific paper [print]
- How to write and illustrate scientific papers [print]
- Write like a chemist: a guide and resource [print or online]
- Presentation skills for scientists: a practical guide [print]
- Presenting science: a practical guide to giving a good talk [print]
- Art of scientific writing: from student reports to professional publications in chemistry and related fields [print]
- Craft of scientific presentations: critical steps to succeed and critical errors to avoid [print or online]
- From research to manuscript: a guide to scientific writing
- Science and technical writing: a manual of style [print and online]
- Scientists must speak: bringing presentations to life [print or online]
- Writing for science [print or online]
Citation or reference management tools collect your journal article, book, or other document citations together in one place, and help you create properly formatted bibliographies in almost any style — in seconds. Citation management tools help you keep track of your sources while you work and store your references for future use and reuse.
Author guidelines by journal publisher
American Chemical Society
Author and reviewer resource center for ACS publications.
NRC Research Press: Canadian Journal of Chemistry
Information for authors contributing to the CJC.
Royal Society of Chemistry
Resources for authors submitting to RSC journals.
Copyright and author's rights
Find information about publishers' copyright policies & self-archiving information
SPARC Resources for Authors
An author addendum to publication agreement from the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition
- ACS Copyright & Permissions
- RSC Copyright and Permissions
- NRC Authors' Rights
The SFU Open Access Fund covers the article processing charges associated with Open Access journals:
- Chemistry Central
- PNAS Open Access Option
- Public Library of Science (PLOS)
- Hindawi Publishing
- Bentham Open
- Springer Open
Some subscription-based journals also provide the author with the option to pay an article processing charge to make their article freely accessible.
- ACS AuthorChoice
- Cambridge University Press Open Option
- Elsevier Sponsored Articles
- IUCr (International Union of Crystallography) Open Access
- Oxford Open
- Royal Society ExiS Open Choice
- RSC Open Science
- Springer Open Choice
- Taylor & Francis Open
- Wiley-Blackwell OnlineOpen
Authors can also submit their work to Summit, SFU's Research Repository. SUMMIT is used to communicate the results of faculty and graduate research back to the community, or comply with funder requirements such as those from CIHR and others.