Find resources for your professor’s preferred citation style and learn about the tools available to help make citing sources faster.
This is a standard citation guide for this subject, but please verify with your professor about their preferred citation style.
APA Style Guide Available at ZL
AMA Manual at ZL
Online Guides for APA Style
These sites offer the extremely useful guidelines on APA style. You will want to use them often.
Online Help for AMA Citations
The Council of Science Editors' style (CSE) is the dominant style for citations in the life sciences. The American Medical Association's style (AMA) is more prominent in associated medical fields.
Zotero is an extremely useful resource that helps with citation (and full-text article) collection and organization and bibliography/works cited creation.
WorldCat offers a fast citation for each item you locate in it, similar to what Google Scholar provides. Always double-check with appropriate citation requirements, however, as pieces of the complete citation are often missing.
Google Scholar provides quick citations for items you find in its database. Be sure to double-check what it provides, however. They are typically missing one or more pieces of the citation.
Similar to what Google Scholar provides, WorldCat offers a fast citation for each item you locate in it. Always double-check with appropriate citation requirements, however, as pieces of the complete citation are often missing.
Other Citation Tools
Most Library databases have auto-cite features.
If you need help figuring out how to use them, stop by the Ask desk for assistance.