The ACS style is a set of standards for writing documents relating to chemistry, including a standard method of citation in academic publications, developed by the American Chemical Society (ACS). The printed versions of the ACS style manual are entitled ACS Style Guide: Effective Communication of Scientific Information, 3rd ed. (2006), edited by Anne M. Coghill and Lorrin R. Garson, and ACS Style Guide: A Manual for Authors and Editors (1997).
ACS style Wikipedia
Titles of journals are abbreviated; e.g.:J. Am. Chem. Soc. – Journal of the American Chemical Society
J. Phys. Chem. – Journal of Physical Chemistry
J. Phys. Chem. A – Journal of Physical Chemistry (A, B, or C)
J. Org. Chem. – Journal of Organic Chemistry
Org. Lett. – Organic Letters
Phys. Rev. Lett. – Physical Review Letters
Tetrahedron – Tetrahedron
Tetrahedron Lett. – Tetrahedron Letters
Acc. Chem. Res. – Accounts of Chemical Research
Article published in a journal
Last Name, First Initial.; Last Name, First Initial. Journal. Year, Volume, Pages.
Example of a journal citation
Deno, N. C.; Richey, H. G.; Liu, J. S.; Lincoln, D. N.; Turner, J. O. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1965, 87, 4533-4538.