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CSE Manual for Scientific Style and Format

How to document scientific writing using the CSE Manual

Conference Proceedings

General format:    C-S and C-N:  Editor(s). Title of book. Number and name of conference;
                                date of conference; place of conference. Place of publication: publisher; date. Number of
                                pages.
                                N-Y:  Editor(s). Date. Title of  book. Number and name of conference; date
                                of conference;  place of conference. Place of publication: publisher. Number of pages.

Rules to Remember: a) When there are 2 to 10 editors, list them all, including the 10th editor; if there are more than 10 editors, list the first 10 followed by “et al.” or “and others”. Separate the surname and initials of an editor by a space; separate successive editor names from each other by a comma and a space.  Follow the last item in the editor list with a comma, the word “editor” or “editors” and a period.

b) If no authors or editors can be found for a conference publication, begin the reference with the title.  The use of “anonymous” is not permitted.

 

 

Conference proceedings with editors and book title

 

C-S and C-N

Mongkolsuk S, Lovett PS, Tremply JE, editors. Biotechnology and environmental science: molecular approaches. Proceedings of the International Conference on Biotechnology and Environmental Science: Molecular Approaches (BESMA); 1990 Aug 21-24; Bangkok, Thailand. New York (NY):  Plenum Press; 1992.

 

N-Y

Mongkolsuk S, Lovett PS, Trempy JE, editors. 1992. Biotechnology and environmental science: molecular approaches. Proceedings of the International Conference on Biotechnology and Environmental Science: Molecular Approaches (BESMA); 1990 Aug 21-24; Bangkok, Thailand. New York (NY): Plenum Press.

 

 

Conference proceedings with editors and no book title

 

C-S and C-N

 

Brazma A, Miyano S, Akutsu T, editors. Proceedings of the 6th Asia-Pacific Bioinformatics Conference; 2008 January 14-17; Kyoto, Japan. London (England): Imperial College Press; c2008.

 

 

N-Y

Brazman A, Miyano S, Akutsu T, editors. c2008. Proceedings of the 6th Asia-Pacific Bioinformatics Conference: 2008 January 14-17; Kyoto, Japan. London (England): Imperial College Press.

Conference Paper from a proceedings with a separate title

General format C-S and C-N:  Author(s) of the paper. Title of paper.  In: Editor(s )of proceedings.  Title
                               of publication/book. Number and name of conference; date of conference; place of
                               conference. Place  of publication: publisher; date of publication. Inclusive pages of the
                               paper.
                               N-Y: Author(s) of the paper. Date of Publication.  Title of paper.  In: Editor(s).  Title of
                               the book/publication. Number and name of conference; date of conference; place of
                               conference. Place of publication: publisher. Inclusive pages of the paper.
 

 

 

Paper from a Proceedings with a Separate Title

 

 

 

C-S and

C-N

Ducoff  HS. Effect of Radiation on health. In: Doull J editor. Biological Environmental Effects of Low-Level Radiation. Proceedings of the symposium organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency and the World Health Organization; 1976 Jun 6-8; Vienna, Austria. Vienna: International Atomic Energy Agency; 1977. p.103-113.

 

N-Y

Ducoff  HS. 1977. Effects of Radiation on Health. In: Doull J editor. Biological Environmental Effects of Low-Level Radiation. Proceedings of the symposium organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency and the World Health Organization; 1976 Jun 6-8; Vienna, Austria. Vienna: International  Atomic Energy Agency. p.103-113.