Citing Medicine: the NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers 2nd ed 2007 [National Library of Medicine]
Citing Medicine on the NCBI Bookshelf
The National Library of Medicine® (NLM) is pleased to announce the publication of Citing Medicine: the NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers on the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) Bookshelf.
Easy-to-use instructions and hundreds of examples help authors, editors, publishers, librarians, and others to form bibliographic references. Citing Medicine provides guidance for citing twenty-six types of published and unpublished material, ranging from print books and journal articles to blogs and wikis.
Authors will find this a great resource for producing reference lists as they prepare articles and books for publication. Editors and librarians now have easy access to authoritative citation information, and publishers may discover useful guidelines to incorporate into their instructions for authors.
Citing Medicine builds on three major sources:
Relevant standards from the National Information Standards Organization, mainly ANSI/NISO Z39.29-2005 Bibliographic References
Relevant standards from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), chiefly ISO 690 Documentation – Bibliographic References
The MEDLARS Indexing Manual of the National Library of Medicine
Citing Medicine updates and supersedes two previous NLM publications, National Library of Medicine Recommended Formats for Bibliographic Citation published in 1991 and its Internet Supplement published in 2001.