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PUBH: Public Health: Citing Sources in NLM format


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Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Saturday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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Citing Sources in NLM Format

The NLM citation style was created by the National Library of Medicine.  The recommended resource for this style is Citing Medicine: the NLM Style guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers (2nd ed. 2007).  This resource is only available electronically.  Please click on the link listed below.  In addition, there is an Appendix for citing MEDLINE/PubMed articles.  Please click on the link listed below.

Please note when citing sources in the NLM citation style, you must abbreviate Journal titles according to the List of Journals Indexed for MEDLINE. This resource is available electronically, please click on the link below. 

Patrias, K. Citing medicine: the NLM style guide for authors, editors, and publishers [Internet]. 2nd ed. Wendling, DL, technical editor. Bethesda (MD): National Library of Medicine (US); 2007 [updated 2009 Jan 14; insert Year Month Day]. Available from:

 List of Journals Indexed for MEDLINE

 Appendix F: Notes for Citing Medline/PubMed