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Writing in the Medical Sciences: Citing Material

This guide contains resources for writing in the medical field. Last updated: 4/24/19.

Citation Management Tools

Brief overview of software that helps to organize and manage citations.

Direct link to "Citation Management Tools" on MSU Mediaspace

Video credit: Emilia Marcyk (with Deborah Margolis)

Style Guides

There are thousands of different citation styles out there. Choosing one depends on where you are submitting your work. Make sure to carefully follow any citation guidelines and be aware that the chosen citation style may also impact other sections of your paper's format.  

NLM Style Guide - Citing Medicine, 2nd edition

APA Style Guide (MSU Libraries, Jessica Sender)

AMA Citation Style Guide (USC Library)

Librarians - Medicine

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