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Health Informatics: Writing & Citing

Resources, including data, statistics, books, datatabases and social media that will help you find out more about informatics in the health sciences and support your research in this field.

Writing & Citing

This page offers writing and citing assistance for after you've found the articles, books and other information on your topic.  

The Cite Button

The majority of the Library's e-resources can generate a single citation for you.

Places to look for the Cite Button or other Citation Tools in E-Resources:

  • The right-hand menu on the article abstract page.
  • At the top of the results list.
  • Immediately under each citation in the results list.
  • At the very bottom of an article or article abstract page.

Other Online Citation Tools

This is a selection of other citation generators & tools that can help you create citations and manage bibliographies.  Remember, though, that no online citation generator is 100% accurate.  Please be sure to check your citations to make sure that they're correct! 

AMA Citation Resources

In addition to the AMA handbook (at the Reference Desk), consider exploring these online AMA resources from around the web. Here's the basic citation format for an article from an online journal:

Author(s). Title. Journal Name [using National Library of Medicine abbreviation]. Year; vol(issue no.): inclusive pages. [URL] Accessed [date]. OR doi instead of URL and Accessed date.

The Writing Center

The Writing Center provides one-on-one tutoring, workshops and presentations to strengthen your academic reading, writing, critical thinking and research skills.  Including: