Scientists frequently use the manual published by the Council of Science Editors. A physical copy of Scientific style and format: the CSE manual for authors, editors and publishers is kept in the Learning Commons on the 1st floor of the library.
Scientific Style and Format
by Council of Science Editors
Sample references formatted in compliance with the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals.