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National Library of Medicine Recommended Formats for Bibliographic Citation

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Recommended Formats for Bibliographic Citation. 1991
Produced by Karen Patrias of the NLM Reference Section, this publication provides instructions for formatting citations to 14 different types of both published and unpublished material, ranging from the more traditional journal articles and books to the newer electronic formats such as CD-ROM. It was produced to provide assistance to authors in compiling lists of references for their publications, to editors in revising such lists, and to librarians and others in formatting bibliographic citations. It may be viewed and downloaded at no charge either as one large file or two smaller files. See also the Internet supplement below. (PDF; 5.8 MB) (PDF; 3.2 MB) (PDF; 2.6 MB)
Recommended Formats for Bibliographic Citation. Internet Supplement. 2001
This publication contains recommendations for citing all types of material found on the Internet, including homepages, books, journal articles, and e-mail messages, and provides many examples illustrating the recommendations. It may be viewed and downloaded at no charge. See also the parent publication above. (PDF; 410 KB)

Last reviewed: 10 October 2007
Last updated: 10 October 2007
First published: 30 December 2003
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