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Citing Your Sources

Biology--Council of Science Editors (CSE) Style

[Formerly: Council of Biology Editors (CBE)]

Reference Books in the Library


ISO 4 Abbreviation Standards

CSE style requires that journal titles be abbreviated using ISO 4 standards. Rules are complex, and the correct abbreviation is not always obvious. The following database journal lists include journal abbreviations that follow ISO 4 standards.