Selections from Books
Notes on Capitalization of Titles in CSE
Article and book titles are written much like standard sentences.
Only the first word, proper nouns, and proper adjectives are capitalized.
There are a few exceptions. Capitalized abbreviations and abbreviations
with capitals in them (e.g. pH) remain capitalized as normal.
Also, as the CSE style manual notes, "...some chemical prefixes
must be kept in lowercase type with only the prefixed compound name
capitalized, for examples, 'o-Methylphenol' representing
an ortho-substituted compound; if the lower case italicized 'o'
were capitalized because it is the first letter of the term, the
term would become 'O-Methylphenol,' an oxygen-substituted