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Veterinary Medicine: Writing & Citing

Useful resources for veterinary medicine faculty and students.

Publishing & Open Access

Manuscript Matching Tools

Reporting Guidelines

MERIDIAN: Menagerie of Reporting guidelines Involving Animals.  Hosted by Iowa State University, this provides information about the kind of information to report in publishing studies involving animals.  Including guidelines for reporting on particular species and such study types as:

  • In vivo experiments
  • Systematic reviews
  • Randomized controlled trials
  • Observational studies
  • Diagnostic studies

Citation Tools

Citation management tools allow you to collect, organize, and format your references.  Some available tools include:

EndNote Web:  Also known as EndNote Basic or EndNote Online, this web-based resource is available with free registration through the UF libraries.  Import citations directly from many databases.

EndNote:  The gold-standard of bibliographic management, this desktop tool is available for purchase.  Import citations directly from many databases and synchronize with your EndNote Web account.

Zotero: This Firefox extension is available for free download.  Work from within your web-browser to import citations from the web, tag and search them.

Mendeley: This is a free resource, available as a desktop download, web application, and mobile application.  Focuses on reading, annotating, and sharing PDFs.

Your Librarian

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Hannah Norton
HSC Library, Communicore Building

Style Guides

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

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