Urtech Medical Writing & Consultancy LLC - Medical Writing Resources
- American Medical Writers Association
- AMWA-Northern California - Resources
- Association of British Science Writers - includes resources
- Canadian Science Writers' Association
- Canadian Science Writers' Association - Resources
- European Medical Writers Association
- European Union of Science Journalists' Associations
- World Federation of Science Journalists
- Council for the Advancement of Science Writing - A Guide to Careers in Science Writing
- National Association of Science Writers
- NASW - FAQ for New and Aspiring Science Writers
- NASW - Public email discussion lists
- John Garrtt & Brian Mattinson - A general guide to science writing
- Larry Krumenaker - Science Writing and Net Resources Links
- Knight Science Journalism Fellowships at MIT - Resources for Science Journalism
- Northwest Science Writers Association - Resources
- Kathy Summers - Tips for Health Writers
- UT Health Sciences Writing Centre - Resources
- Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - Provides information about drug approvals and updates, drug side-effects, drug uses and much more.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Provides information about recent outbreaks, data and international health travel advisories.
- Combined Health Information Database - CHID is a bibliographic database produced by health-related agencies of the Federal Government. This database provides titles, abstracts, and availability information for health information and health education resources.
- Department of Health and Human Services - The United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.
- Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - The website contains news, information, updates and databases provided by the EPA.
- Food and Drug Administration (FDA) - Provides news and information about government updates on foods, drugs, toxicology, medical devices, biologics, cosmetics, and radiation.
- Health.gov - A portal to the websites of a number of multi-agency health initiatives and activities of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and other Federal Departments.
- HealthFinder - A searchable guide to health information provided by the the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
- National Institutes of Health - The goal of NIH research is to acquire new knowledge to help prevent, detect, diagnose, and treat disease and disability, from the rarest genetic disorder to the common cold.
- National Library of Medicine - Provides a large amount of medical information including Medline, directories of health resources, clinical research studies and much more.
- ClinicalTrials.gov - A registry and results database of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. ClinicalTrials.gov gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details. This information should be used in conjunction with advice from health care professionals.
Whenever you quote, paraphrase, summarize, or otherwise refer to the work of another, you are required to cite its source, either by way of parenthetical citation or by means of a footnote, as well as a complete reference in a bibliography. Offered here are resources for some of the most commonly used citation styles:
- Citation Machine - Citation Machine is a free interactive web tool designed to assist in generating APA, MLA and Chicago style citations (Turabian Style is under development.) The primary goal of this tool is to make is so easy to credit information sources, there is virtually no reason not to. Part of the Landmarks for Schools Web site.
- KnightCite Citation Creator - A project of Heckman Library, Calvin College - KnightCite is a free resource that can be used to create citations in MLA, APA and Chicago formats for many types of print and electronic resources.
- Online Writing Lab (OWL) from Purdue University (in-text and bibliography/references)
- Research and Documentation Online from Bedford/St. Martin's (in-text and bibliography/references)
- American Psychological Association Style Guide (contains basics, tutorials, FAQs)
- APA Style - including 2007 Electronic References - From Northern Michigan University, this site provides examples of APA citations, including citations of electronic materials using the newly revised APA style guidelines.
- APA Tutorial - Tutorial introducing APA style from the University of Southern Mississippi Libraries. Includes information on formatting your paper, doing parenthetical or in-text references and creating a reference list.
- Chicago Manual of Style - Online access from Duke Libraries
- AAG Style Guide - Annals of the Association of American Geographers style manual for publication. The style guide is available as guidelines for authors and is often used by Geographers as the preferred citation style. It uses many elements from the Chicago Manual of Style.
- Research and Documentation Online from Bedford/St. Martin's (in-text, notes and bibliography)
- Online Writing Lab (OWL) from Purdue University (in-text and bibliography/works cited)
- MLA 7th Edition Citation Guide - This guide to the new 7th edition of the MLA Handbook is provided by Scotsdale Community College.
- MLA 7th Edition Guides from EasyBib - Provides an introduction to MLA 7, sample references, including web sources and a guide to paranthetical citation.
- MLA Style Guide- 6th ed. - Produced by NMU, this guide offers examples of MLA Style, 6th edition.
- Research and Documentation Online from Bedford/St. Martin's (in-text and bibliography/works cited)
- Modern Language Association (contains FAQs)
- Turabian Citation Guide from The University of Chicago Press (in-text and bibliography)
- Turabian Documentation - Basic guidelines for Turabian or Chicago citation formats prepared by the Western Carolina University Writing Center. Includes footnote and bibliography citation examples.