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Citing Medicine: The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers

The National Library of Medicine recently released Citing Medicine: The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers. It updates and supercedes two previous NLM publications and is freely available on the NCBI Bookshelf. Citing Medicine provides guidance for citing 26 types of published and unpublished material, ranging from print books and journal articles to blogs and wikis.

CSE Style:  Biology and Other Sciences

Developed by Bedford/St. Martin's publishers, this online guide covers the elements of citing sources in CSE (Council of Science Editors) Style.  It is based on Scientific Style and Format: The CSE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers.  The print version is available in the Science Library at REF LB 2369 C68x 2006.  

The Writers Handbook:  CSE Citation Style

From the Writing Center at the University of Wisconsin, this resource "describes three systems of documentation: the citation-sequence system, the name-year system, and the citation-name system" for CSE (Council of Science Editors) Style.  It is based on Scientific Style and Format: The CSE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers.  The print version is available in the Science Library at REF LB 2369 C68x 2006.  

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