7. How can one cite articles published online in Chemistry Central journals?


To ensure accurate citation tracking, articles are cited in a way that closely reflects traditional citation. However, since many articles are not printed, basing citation on page numbers is not appropriate. Instead, almost all online-only articles in journals published by Chemistry Central are cited in the form:

Journal name Publication Year, Volume:Article number

For example:

Chemistry Central Journal 2010, 5:43

Geochemical Transactions 2006, 7:2

Journal of Cheminformatics 2009, 1:17

PDFs of these articles have numbered pages, but the numbers are not part of the citation.

For precise information on how to cite articles from a particular journal, visit that journal's website.

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