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Anatomy & Physiology
Clinical Anatomy
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General Medicine & Diseases
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine. (Ref 616 H248a) 16th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2005.
  • Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy. (Ref 616.075 M537) 18th ed. Rahway, NJ: Merck, 2006.
  • Merck Manual - "Full text online version of the Merck Manual Home Edition, describes diseases and treatments."
  • National Institutes of Health - General information on the programs and grants offered; and links to the 24 institutes of health. Examples are the National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Aging, National Institute of Nursing Research and the National Human Genome Research Institute.
  • World Health Organization - Health Topics
Diseases — History
Inherited Diseases
Diseases - Treatment
 Anatomy Careers

Biology publications follow a few basic citation styles, all of which are described in the CSE manual below.  If your instructor does not recommend following the style of a specific journal, use the CSE manual and choose one of the basic styles, which are based on APA, Chicago or NLM.

  • Scientific style and format: the CSE manual for authors, editors, and publishers. (Ref 808.0665 C832a) Reston, VA: Council of Science Editors in cooperation with the Rockefeller University Press, 2006.
  • The Library's APA Style Guide provides a summary, or the 6th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association is available in the Reference Room (Ref 150.149 Am35b). For tips, consult the APA Style Blog
  • The  Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition) is available in the Reference Room (Ref 808.02 Un3e). You can also visit the Quick Guide from the Chicago Manual publishers.
  • AMA manual of style : a guide for authors and editors. (American Medical Association).  (Ref 808.0666 Am35) Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2007
  • Citing medicine: the NLM style guide for authors, editors, and publishers [Internet]. 2nd ed. Bethesda (MD): National Library of Medicine (US); 2007