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Information Resources for Medical Students: Writing & Citing

Writing and Citing Video

Writing and Citing Support

Tips on Scientific Writing

The following books on writing are available through the Health Science Libraries' Catalog:

Style Guides

Be sure you're using the right style to cite your references.  Check out these guides:

Reporting Guidelines

The EQUATOR network - Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research.  Hosted by the University of Oxford, it collects guidelines and policy documents related to health research reporting. Including such study types as:

  • Randomized trials
  • Observational studies
  • Systematic reviews
  • Case reports
  • Qualitative research
  • Diagnostic/prognostic studies
  • Quality improvement studies

Citation Management Tools

Citation management tools allow you to collect, organize, and format your references.  For more information, see the Citation Management guide.  Some available tools are listed below.

Publishing & Open Access

Writing Literature Reviews and Research Papers

Publishing a Case Report?

UF has an institutional fellowship to BMJ Case Reports, courtesy of the Department of Medicine. Contact Hannah Norton for the fellowship code or for more information.

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