In the sciences, there are fewer standard styles. Often different publishers will have different styles and there may not be one standard for each discipline. Below a Science Citation guide used for Earlham Seminars with a Science focus.
Some citation styles require you to use the journal abbreviation instead of the full title. Use these websites to help you find the abbreviations.
There isn't one standard system for biology. At Earlham we currently use the following document:
Using Scientific Literature in Earlham Biology Courses (See Biocite PDF link below)
(Note. Faculty members may decide to deviate from the format above so ask your professor)
The National Library of Medicine provides a free e-book describing a standard style for health sciences.
The American Mathematical Society suggests the use of a document preparation system called LaTeX. If you use LaTeX you can download different author packages that will help you format your document for different book series or journals.
Physics does not have a current standard style. You can use the AIP Style Manual, 4th edition, but it is not current. To double check, you might want to check with an individual journal.
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