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Citations in Biology

Publishers in the field of biology (and related fields) often require using the Council of Science Editors (CSE) citation format for papers. This organization used to be known as the Council of Biology Editors (CBE).

For a complete reference to this citation style, please ask for one of the following books that are available in Course Reserves at the Everett Library (at the front desk):

CSE Citation Video Tutorial from Laurier University Library

Biology Citation Generators

There are many free and paid programs that will save documents and generate in-text citations and bibliographies for you. We have listed two of the most popular ones below.

You should always double-check any citations generated for you to ensure they are correct.