* Books in the Issues in Environmental Science and Technology series do not have chapter numbers, so equations should be numbered 1, 2, 3 etc. (not X.1, X.2…).
- References should be superscripted in the text (for example, one day.36 The next…).
- CASSI Journal abbreviations should be used.
- For authors using EndNote, an EndNote style file is available in Templates & sample documents.
- A list of references in numerical order (following the Vancouver system) should appear at the end of the chapter. References should only appear once in the list. If the same source is cited more than once the reference number should be repeated.
- Books in the Issues in Toxicology series must also include the full article title and the full page range in the reference lists.
- References supplied in the Harvard (author/date) system will not be accepted. Please note that the Advances in Chemistry Education series is an exception to this rule.
A. Name, B. Name and C. Name, Journal Title, year, volume, first page.
When page numbers are not yet known, articles should be cited by DOI (Digital Object Identifier) – for example, T. J. Hebden, R. R. Schrock, M. K. Takase and P. Müller, Chem. Commun., 2012, DOI: 10.1039/C2CC17634C.
For books in the Issues in Toxicology series, you must also include the full article title and the complete page range.
A. Name, B. Name and C. Name, Book Title, Publisher, Publisher's Location, edition, year. For example, S. T. Beckett, Science of Chocolate, Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, 2000.
If you are referencing published conference proceedings, these should be cited as for a book.
A. Name, in Book Title, ed. Editor Name(s), Publisher, Publisher Location, edition, year, chapter, pages.
The ‘ed.’ in the example above stands for ‘edited by’. If the book has no editors this should be left out.
A. Name, PhD thesis, University Name, year.
Lectures, meetings & conferences
A. Name, presented in part at Conference Title, Place, Month, year.
Reference to unpublished material
You should not reference unpublished work without the permission of those who completed the work.
For material accepted for publication, but not yet published: A. Name, Journal Title, in press.
For material submitted for publication, but not yet accepted: A. Name, Journal Title, submitted. For material that has yet to be submitted for publication: A. Name, unpublished work.
Online resources (including databases, websites & wikis)
Name of resource, URL, (accessed date).
Please note the most important information to include is the URL and the date accessed. For example, The Merck Index Online, http://www.rsc.org/Merck-Index/monograph/mono1500000841, (accessed January 2016).
Preprint servers (for example, arXiv)
For example: V. Krstic and M. Glerup, 2006, arXiv:cond-mat/0601513.
The name of the patentee must be given. For example, A. Name, Br. Pat., 123 456, 2016. B. Name, US Pat., 1 234 567, 2015.
T. Bellander, M. Lewne and B. Brunekreef, GAUSSIAN 3 (Revision B.05), Gaussian Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, 2003.
Electronic supplementary information (ESI)
If you wish to provide additional content to accompany your chapter, for example extra figures, data tables or a video, we can now host this alongside the chapter files online.
Please submit any ESI files along with your manuscript, ensuring that they are clearly marked as ESI. ESI will be made available online at the same time as the ebook is published, or when the print book is published for print-only titles.