is technical writing by a scientist, with an audience of peers- and is used to . It is also used in the following: (which summarize and synthesize previous research), (which aid others in performing research), (which summarize experiments or studies), and (which seek funding for research). Scientific writing should be precise, clear and objective.
ACS Guide to Scholarly Communication
Click on the link below to be taken to the ACS official website for journal abbreviations:
To locate non-ACS journal abbreviations, do the following:
Journals with Article IDs
With the new update to ACS Style, journal articles are utilizing an Article ID rather than including inclusive page numbers. The below image provides an example of a journal article with the Article ID number circled in green.
If an article you come across in your research has an Article ID, use only the ID in your ACS citation instead of inclusive page numbers.
Journals with Inclusive Page Numbers
When a journal article has inclusive page numbers instead of an Article ID, as the following example shows with the set of page numbers circled in red, make sure to include them in your citation.
When you come across a journal in your research that has page numbers and not an Article ID, include only the page numbers in your ACS citation.
A DOI is the unique object identifier of a given journal article. Whenever a DOI is listed, use it in your ACS citation.
Below is an example of an article with the DOI circled in blue.
The Specifics of a DOI
In looking at the specifics of a DOI for an ACS journal, this article: https://axial.acs.org/2016/04/21/where-doi-come-from/ provides a thorough explanation.
See the image below for further details.