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Biology: Writing/Citation Guides

Writing Center

Visit the Writing Center

Get help at any stage of the writing process -- from finding a topic to revising a draft. No appointment needed!

Crounse 113A (basement level, hallway to right of Vahlkamp Theater doors)

Hours: Sunday - Thursday *
2:00-4:00pm and 7:00-11:00pm
*closed for breaks and exam weeks

Visit the center for questions or call 859-238-6511.

Literature Mapping

Literature mapping (related to Concept mapping) is a way to identify academic articles by exploring connections between the literature. Publications can be linked by citations, authors, funders, keywords, and other means. These connections can be realized by the use of free browser-based tools like the ones listed below

► Connected Papers

► LitMaps

► Open Knowledge Maps

Citation Gecko

Biology Writing Guides

CSE Citation Guides

The Council of Science Editors (CSE) style is designed for biology and the general sciences. The print edition is on Closed Reserve behind the Circulation Desk. It was formerly known as the Council of Biology Editors (CBE) style guide.