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Earth Science Writing: Guides for Authors

Guides for Authors in Science Journals

These links are the for the writing style guides for several peer reviewed journals. Often journals give advice on writing for the audiences of the journal. These are a good way to recognize the difference between writing for course work and writing for publication. Kent State subscribes to each of these journals so you can use the current issue link to read articles the journal that align with the writing guidelines.

Please note that if you are off-campus, you must enable the VPN to read journal issues online. For more about off-campus access, read this.

Citation Help

Using citations correctly is the best way to avoid plagiarism and to bolster your work. The following University Library resources can help you cite your work according to the citation style (or Style Manual) you instructor selects.

More Help

These resources can help you work through citation styles. Contact a librarian if you need more help.