Proper Citation Formats


One Author: Porush, David. A Short Guide to Writing About Science. New York: Harper Collins Publishers, 1995.

Two Authors: Trefil, James and Robert M. Hazen. The Sciences: An Integrated Approach, Third Edition. New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1995.

Journal Articles:

Liss, Julie M. and Stephanie D. Hanson. "Writing-to-Learn in Science." Journal of College Science Teaching. May 1993: 342-345.

Monthly Magazine:

Stap, Don. "Along a Ridge in Florida, an Ecological House Built on Sand." Smithsonian Sept. 1994: 36-44.

Weekly Magazine:

Rogers, Adam. "Jupiter Steals the Show." Newsweek 26 August, 1996: 48.

Newspaper Article, authored and no author:

Anstett, Patricia. "Laser-Activated Drugs Destroy Cancer Cells, Not Nearby Tissues."
Salt Lake Tribune 29 August 1996: C 1.
"The Mars Hypothesis." The
Salt Lake Tribune 29 August 1996: C I.


Garrett, Davina. "Understanding the Nature of the Universe: Theories, Dogmas, and Religions." Britannica Macropedia.
1990 ed.

Electronic Sources (databases, CD-ROM, homepage, etc.):

Periodical from Electronic Database:

Hall, Robert. "Women in Battle for Scientific Scholarship." The Atlantic 58.2 (1994): 80+. InfoTrac: Expanded Academic
Index. CD-ROM Information Access. May .1995.


Williams, T. Harry. The Martians Have Landed -- UFO's and Other Phenomenon. Science History on CD-ROM
Parsippany, NJ: Bureau Research Development, 1992.


Nelson, E.D., And BW. Robinson. "'Reality Talk' or 'Telling Tales'? The Social
Construction of Sexual and Gender Deviance on a Television Talk Show." Journal of Contemporary Ethnograp 23.1
(1994): 51. 17 pp. Online. Internet.
22 Mar. 1995.

Parmentier, Jan. "The History of the Microscope" Microscopy-UK, Online.  
20 Nov. 1999


Glover, Peter. "Steroids and Skeletal Damage." E-mail to the author. 5 June 1994.

Video, portion of a video, News Broadcast, or Software:

Nutrition and Aids. Narr. Carolyn O'Neil. CNN. 19 Feb. 1995.

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