Your reference paper for the lab project is:
Demare, P.; Regla, I. Synthesis of Two Local Anesthetics from Toluene: An Organic Multistep Synthesis in a Project-Oriented Laboratory Course. J. Chem. Educ. [Online} 2012, 89, 147–149. https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ed100838a (accessed Apr 30, 2018).
Kroschwitz, J. I., Seidel, A., Bickford, M., Eds. Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology, 5th ed.; Wiley-Interscience: Hoboken, NJ, 2004–2009. 2nd floor TP9 .K54 2004
This is the standard reference work in Chemistry. This is a great starting place, providing detailed background information and substantial bibliographies.
The American Chemical Society has developed a style guide. The ACS Style Guide is available online.
Williams College has prepared a webpage with a useful summary of ACS style.