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Medicine -- Resources for the School of Medicine (UWISTA)

Citation Sources

ACADEMIC WRITING

CITATION STYLES AT THE FMS

  • Vancouver: For all Schools except School of Nursing
  • APA: School of Nursing; Psychiatry


CITATION SOURCES -- VANCOUVER

1. The ICMJE Samples of Formatted References sheet from Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts submitted to Biomedical Journals

2. Citing Medicine  [e-book] - the latest, most standard version of the Vancouver style 

3. Vancouver Citation Libguide - authority guide

  • There are slight, barely noticeable differences between citation styles of some sources in both documents (1 and 2 above); remember standardization is key.


CITATION SOURCES -- APA

  • Publication manual of the American Psychological AssociationSixth edition. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. 2010.
  • Publication Manual of the American Psychological AssociationSeventh edition. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. 2020.
  • APA Formatting And Style Guide (7th Edition)


SELF-TEST


BIBLIOGRAPHIC REFERENCING SOFTWARE

  • Bibliographic Referencing Software such as Refworks or EndNote; can assist you with managing and constructing your references but it always helps to use a Style Manual or Guide to ensure accuracy

Plagiarism

 Guidelines For Staff And Students On Plagiarism (UWI)

 

  • Paraphrase the ideas of others in your own words
  • Cite what you write: use in-text citations
  • Cite what you write: provide a reference list
  • Use direct quotations when you cannot paraphrase
  • Do not copy from another student
  • Proofread your work for errors in references and use of sources