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Science is a Kapiʻolani CC Library Resource. You will need to login to use it from home.

Citing Science

Unfortunately, Science does not export citations in APA or MLA format. Follow one of the guides at for the style your instructor wants you to use. Here are examples of Science article citations:

APA Citation:

Kuhn, J. R., Bush, R., Emilio, M., & Scholl, I. F. (2012). The precise solar shape and its variability. Science (New York, N.Y.), 337(6102), 1638-1640. doi:10.1126/science.1223231

MLA Documentation:

Wiessner, Polly, and Nitze Pupu. "Toward Peace: Foreign Arms And Indigenous Institutions In A Papua New Guinea Society." Science (New York, N.Y.) 337.6102 (2012): 1651-1654. Web. 15 Nov. 2012.

Additional Science Resources

Questions about Science?

Ask us! Email, call 734-9359, or stop by the Reference Desk in the Library.

We can show you how to do expert searches, evaluate articles, and use additional advanced features in Science.

About Science

Science Magazine is one of the world's leading peer-reviewed journals of original scientific research, global news, and commentary, published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Full-text articles are available from 1997 to present.

Science is best for: In-depth research on current scientific topics.

Getting to Science

Click the logo or the link in the upper left on this page, then login if you are off-campus. Or,

From the Kapiʻolani CC Library website at, click Find Articles:

Expand General Research, click the Science logo or link, then login if you are off-campus:

Using Science

For best results, start with Advanced Search:

To limit your search to research articles that are available in full-text: Under "Content posted between", choose 1997 as the starting year (or later, if you want only the most current articles.) Under "Limit Results by Area/Section", click "Search Articles Only" and check "Original Research". Enter your keywords in the Search box, and click the Search button:

Evaluate the results and modify your keywords to refine your search. View and email articles to yourself.