Manuscripts not exceeding 30 pages should be typed double-spaced on one side of high quality white A4 sheets (21.6×27.9 cm) with 3.71 cm margins, using Microsoft Word 2000 or a later version thereof. The sections should be arranged in the following order: Title Page, Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgments, Abbreviations (if any), References, Tables, a list of Figure Captions, and Figures. Only the first letters of words in the Title, Headings and Subheadings are capitalized. Headings should be in bold while Subheadings in italic fonts.
1. Journal Article:
NOTE: The minimum required information for a journal is author, abbreviated journal title, year, publication, volume number, and initial page of cited article, though complete pagination is possible. Some ACS publications include the article title while others do not. In ACS journals, capitalization follows that of the original publication; in other publications, the main words are capitalized. Check with the publication itself.
Journal abbreviation and volume are italicized. Year of publication is bolded. Use CASSI (Chemical Abstracts Service Source Index) to find standard journal abbreviations.
Deno, N.; Richey, H.; Liu, J. S.; Lincoln, D. N.; Turner, J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1965, 87, 4533-4538.
Mullin, R. Chem. Eng. News 2005, 83(42), 7.
2. Books and Book Chapters
NOTE: The minimum required information for a book is author or editor, book title, publisher, city of publication, and year of publication. Omit words like “Company,” “Inc.,” “Publisher,” and “Press” in publishers’ names. Some ACS publications include the chapter title in book references, while others do not. Check with the publication itself. Using the word “In” signifies the primary author(s) wrote only part of the book, not the entire book.
Anastas, P. T.; Warner, J. C. Green Chemistry: Theory and Practice; Oxford University Press: Oxford, 1998.
Asmus, K. D. Recent Aspects of Thiyl and Perthiyl Free Radical Chemistry. In Active Oxygens, Lipid Peroxides, and Antioxidants; Yagi K., Ed.; Japan Scientific Societies: Tokyo; CRC: Boca Raton, FL, 1993; pp 57-67.
3. Technical Report:
Schneider, A. B. Technical Report No. 1234-56, 1985; ABC Company, New York.
NOTE: In these examples, M. K.Stern and B. K. Cheng are inventors and “Monsanto Co., USA” is the assignee.
Stern, M. K.; Cheng, B. K. M. (Monsanto Co., USA). Process for Preparing N-(p-nitroaryl)amides via Reaction of Nitrobenzene with Nitriles. US Patent 5,380,946, January 10, 1995.
Stern, M. K.; Cheng, B. K. M. (Monsanto Co., USA). Process for Preparing N-(p-nitroaryl)amides via Reaction of Nitrobenzene with Nitriles. US Patent 5,380,946, 1995; SciFinder Scholar AN 1995:354698 (accessed 2/2/08).
Enander, R. T. Lead Particulate and Methylene Chloride Risks in Automotive Refinishing. Ph.D. Thesis, Tufts University, Medford, MA, 2001.
6. Conference or Symposium Proceedings:
Huber, O.; Szejtli, J., Proceedings of the IV International Symposium on Cyclodextrins, Munchen; Kluwer Academic Publishers: Dordrecht, 1988.
Hard copy (paper) MSDS
Titanium Dioxide; MSDS No. T3627; Mallinckrodt Baker: Phillipsburg, NJ, November 12, 2003.
MSDS obtained from an Internet search:
Titanium Dioxide; MSDS No. T3627 [Online]; Mallinckrodt Baker: Phillipsburg, NJ, November 12, 2003.http://www.jtbaker.com/msds/englishhtml/t3627.htm (accessed 4/15/08).
MSDS obtained from a database source such as CCOHS:
Titanium Dioxide; MSDS No. T3627 [Online]; Mallinckrodt Baker: Phillipsburg, NJ, November 12, 2003. Available from Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety. http://website.com (accessed 4/15/14).
NOTE: The minimum required information for a website is the site title, URL, and date accessed. Include the author name if one is listed. Add “Home Page” to website titles as needed.
ACS Publications Division Home Page. http://pubs.acs.org (accessed Nov 7, 2010).
Freudenrich, C. How Lead Works. http://science.howstuffworks.com/lead.htm (accessed May 29, 2014).
9. Prepublication Online Articles (Already accepted for publication):
Should include Author names (if any), Title of Digital Database, Database Website, URL, and (date of access).
Tables: Tables should be numbered with Arabic numerals and referred to by number in the Text (e.g., Table 1). Each Table should be typed on a separate page with the legend above the Table, while explanatory footnotes, which are indicated by superscript lowercase letters, should be typed below the Table.
Illustrations: Figures, drawings, diagrams, charts and photographs are to be numbered in a consecutive series of Arabic numerals in the order in which they are cited in the text. Computer-generated illustrations and good-quality digital photographic prints are accepted. They should be black and white originals (not photocopies) provided on separate pages and identified with their corresponding numbers. Actual size graphics should be provided, which need no further manipulation, with lettering (Arial or Helvetica) not smaller than 4.5 points, lines no thinner than 0.5 points, and each of uniform density. All color should be removed from graphics except for those graphics to be considered for publication in color. If graphics are to be submitted digitally, they should conform to the following minimum resolution requirements: 1200 dpi for black and white line art, 600 dpi for grayscale art, and 300 dpi for color art. All graphic files must be saved as TIFF images, and all illustrations must be submitted in the actual size at which they should appear in the journal. Note that good quality hardcopy original illustrations are required for both online and mail submissions of manuscripts.
Text Footnotes: The use of text footnotes is to be avoided. When their use is absolutely necessary, they should be typed at the bottom of the page to which they refer, and should be cited in the text by a superscript asterisk or multiples thereof. Place a line above the footnote, so that it is set off from the text.
Supplementary Material: Authors are encouraged to provide all supplementary materials that may facilitate the review process, including any detailed mathematical derivations that may not appear in whole in the manuscript, crystallographic information files (CIFs) and cited preprints. As to CIF files, the author must deposit the corresponding CIFs with the Cambridge Crystallograghic Data Centre (CCDC). The E-mail address of CCDC is: (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The deposited material is indicated in the manuscript by a footnote as follows:
Supplementary data: Crystallographic data for the structural analysis reported in this paper have been deposited with the Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre, CCDC, Number (...). Copies of the information may be obtained free of charge from Director, CCDC, 12 Union Road, Cambridge, CB2 1EZ, UK (Fax: +44-1223-336033; e-mail; email@example.com, home page: http//www.ccdc.cam.ac.uk).
Theoretical Calculations: Reporting the results of electronic structure calculations should follow the guidelines in J. E. Boggs (Pure and Appl. Chem. 1998, 70(4), 1015-1018). Reporting force field parameters and other energy surface data should follow the guidelines in D. J. Raber and W. C. Guida (Pure and Appl. Chem. 1998, 70(10), 2047-2049). Both sets of guidelines are available online at the IUPAC Website ( http://www.iupac.org/reports/1998/index.html ).
X-Ray Data: X-ray data presented in the text and/or tables should provide information on the empirical formula, unit cell dimensions (a, b, c in pm or Ĺ; a, b, c in degrees) with corresponding standard error estimates, number of formula units in the unit cell, density (measured or calculated), crystal system, space group symbol, diffractometer type, radiation, and monochromator used, temperature, data collection mode, the q-range and reciprocal lattice segments, number of reflections measured, number of symmetry-independent reflections, cut-off criterion, linear absorption coefficient, absorption correction method, method of solution and refinement, positional and atomic displacement parameters, final R and Rw. A table of selected bond distances and bond angles may also be included.
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