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Sciences Citation Styles: Notes

This guide is a resource for students using Sciences Citation Styles. It shows examples of how to cite a few types of resources, using the Council of Science Editors recommended style.


Here are examples of basic formats. CBE Style cites references either Within the Text or at the end of the text under "Cited References".   See assorted examples below:

Within Text:

  • Basic format:
    (Author's last name Year)
  • One author 
    (Doe 1999)
  • Multiple (2 or more) authors
    (Doe and others 2001)

In "Cited References" list: 
See bibliographies examples above
.  Do not indent lines. Number the citations.