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Health Informatics: Cite Your Sources

A guide to library resources and research in health and personal health informatics

What are citation managers?

Citation managers are great tools for organizing your references and producing beautifully formatted bibliographies. The university and university libraries make these products available at no cost to current NU faculty, staff, and students.

NOTE: Many biology students are required to use EndNote. If you are completing an assignment in which use of a specific citation manager is required, please verify on the assignment and/or syllabus.

Citing in EndNote with Microsoft Word

When you install the EndNote software to your computer, it comes with a plugin for Word, called Cite While You Write. This plugin will allow you to add references directly to your papers as you're writing them.

For PC Users:

For Mac users:

Citation Style Guides

If you're not sure which citation format to use, please check with your instructor.

APA 2010 Update

APA Exposed: " Everything You Always Wanted to Know about APA Format but Were Afraid to Ask".  Online Tutorial.  From Harvard Graduate School of Education.

AMA Manual of Style (American Medical Association)