Health Sciences Information Resources: Citing & Writing
Medical and health sciences style guides and writing resources
- AMA manual of style : a guide for authors and editors, 10th ed. R 119 A533 2007
- Effective writing for health professionals : a practical guide to getting published. R 119 J58 2004
- Health professionals style manual. R 119 F66 2006
- Mastering scientific and medical writing : a self-help guide
- Fraser Health Authority's Knowledge Transfer and Exchange Toolkit. Especially helpful for researchers on CIHR (Canadian Institutes of Health Research) grants, and includes links to CIHR's KT Casebooks along with a wealth of other information on evaluating medical research and conducting a literature review.
Citing & writing
- View SFU Library's Writing & Style Guides for information on how to cite your sources and for general writing help.
- Take SFU Library's interactive tutorial Understanding and Avoiding Plagiarism to test yourself and to learn more about plagiarism.
- Visit the Student Learning Commons (SLC) for friendly and knowledgeable assistance with a wide range of academic writing, learning, and study strategies.
Bibliographic management tools
- RefWorks - a web-based bibliography and citation database manager. Free for all current students, faculty and staff.
- Zotero - a free Firefox extension for collecting, managing and citing research sources.
- EndNote - a web-based tool for managing and citing references in papers and creating bibliographies (requires purchase, although free tutorials for EndNote are available online).