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Methods and Techniques

This article briefly covers the common techniques of analytical chemistry. Follow links within the article for more detailed articles in AccessScience about particular techniques.

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ACS Style

ACS Style Guide

Developed by the American Chemical Society, this style may be used for research papers in the field of chemistry.  This guide describes basic examples for citing sources in ACS style according to the 3rd edition of the ACS Style Guide.

The most recent edition of The ACS Style Guide can be found in the Reference stacks (R 808.06554 Ac78c)


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