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Citing References

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Journal Article:

Author(s). Title. Journal Name. Year;vol(issue no.):inclusive pages.

Example: La fountaine MF, Hohn AN, Testa AJ, Weir JP. Attenuation of Spontaneous Baroreceptor Sensitivity after Concussion. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2019;51(4):792-797.

Book Chapter:

Author(s). Chapter title. In: Editors, eds. Book title. Edition# ed. Published: Publisher; Year:Pages. 

Example: Hobel CJ. Multifetal Gestation and Malpresentation. In: Hacker NF, Gambone JC, Hobel CJ, eds. Hacker & Moore's Essentials of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Sixth ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2016:170-182.

Book chapter (electronic book):

Author's Last Name,First InitialMiddle Initial. Title of book: Subtitle of book. Edition Number (do not indicate first edition). Place of Publication: Publisher; Year of Publication. Accessed Month day, year.

Example: Hobel CJ. Multifetal Gestation and Malpresentation. In: Hacker NF, Gambone JC, Hobel CJ, eds. Hacker & Moore's Essentials of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Sixth ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2016. Accessed March 13, 2020.

‚ÄčWebsite:

Author A. Title. Name of website. URL. Updated date. Accessed date.

Example: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Immunization Schedules for Health Providers. https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/hcp/index.html Updated: February 5, 2019. Accessed June 5, 2019.

Images:

  • On a PowerPoint slide, it is best practice to include the full citation under the image, instead of including all citations on one slide at the end of the presentation.
  • Cite as you would a website.