Citing Medicine is the National Library of Medicine (NLM) style guide for authors, editors, and publishers. Citing Medicine provides assistance to authors in compiling lists of references for their publications, to editors in revising such lists, to publishers in setting reference standards for their authors and editors, and to librarians and others in formatting bibliographic citations.
Why cite? Citing information serves three purposes:
When to cite? Citations need to be provided under the following circumstances:
Where to cite? Anytime you quote or paraphrase someone else's work, you must cite it in two places: