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Why citations matter

  • Gives credit to authors whose works you have used (whether you quote them or not).
  • Provides a trail by which others can locate the materials you consulted. Your colleagues may want to learn more about your topic-- help them out by providing accurate information about the resources you used.
  • Scholarship is a conversation; your works cited list maps that conversation for others.
  • Provides evidence of your research.
  • Properly citing materials is one strategy to help you avoid plagiarizing.

 

Citation Examples

The following citations are just examples to make citing easier. Your presentation may require a specific format, for example AMA Style or APA Style.

A journal article, from print or online:

Aaronson DW. The "black box" warning and allergy drugs. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2006; 117:40-44.

A chapter from a textbook (electronic or print):

Glick, DB. The Autonomic Nervous System. In: Miller RD. Miller's Anesthesia. 7th Ed. Orlando, FL: Churchill Livingstone, 2009.

An article in UpToDate:

Marion, DW. Diaphragmatic pacing. In: UpToDate, Basow, DS (Ed), UpToDate,
Waltham, MA, 2011.

An article in DynaMed:

DynaMed Editorial Team. Churg-Strauss syndrome. Last updated 2007 Apr 5. Available from DynaMed: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Accessed April 12, 2007.

An article in Natural Medicines:

Natural Medicines [Internet]. Cambridge (MA): Natural Standard, 2009. St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum L.); [cited 2009 Aug 27]; [about 50 p.]

A Fast Fact from EPERC:

Fast Fact and Concept #6 Ambuel B and Weissman DE. Delivering Bad News: Part 1. July, 2005. End-of-Life / Palliative Education Resource Center www.eperc.mcw.edu.

A chapter from an online textbook via AccessMedicine:

Gonzalez Frank J, Tukey Robert H, "Chapter 3. Drug Metabolism" (Chapter). Brunton LL, Lazo JS, Parker KL: Goodman & Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 11e: http://www.accessmedicine.com/content.aspx?aID=943955.

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