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Community Health and Family Medicine: Writing & Citing


Citation Management Tools Available at UF

There are many citation management tools available to you at the University of Florida. For an overview of which ones are offered and preliminary instructions on downloads and use, please reference the UF Libraries' Citation Management Overview Guide. For detailed instructions or questions, please feel free to contact your liaison librarian.

Citation Management Software Quick Comparison


Help With Citation Styles

The instructions for authors provided on journal websites typically specifiy which citation style should be used. If you have questions, please contact your liaison librarian.
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) guide to proper citation formats for medical and scientific materials.
The ICMJE Uniform Requirements are followed by many biomedical and scientific journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine.
The American Medical Association citation style is used by many journals, including JAMA.  To access the book online, click the "Contents" tab on the left-hand side of the blue bar.  

Finding Reputable Journals

Publishing Open Access

If you are interested in publishing open access, consider the available open access discounts offered through UF. More information here:

If you are interested in publishing open access, check these databases to find relevant reputable journals. 

Always make sure the open access journal you chose is indexed in the databases appropriate to your profession. Please reach out to your liaison librarian if you have any additional questions about open access.

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