Writing for a specific journal? Step 1: read the instructions for authors. Step 2: re-read the instructions for authors.
Style not specified? Vancouver (ICJME) is a good biomedical style to use.
PubMed Tip: PubMed defaults to the Summary format for results and the Abstract format when you click on a title. Change the display to the "Summary (text)" format to see a citation in Vancouver style.
Choose the right tool for the job
Know Thy Resource
Think before you search
Searching is an iterative process
Keep Track of What You're Doing
AVMA Standard 5, Information Resources. "Information retrieval, evaluation, and efficient use are essential to veterinary medical education, research, public service, and continuing education."
AVMA Standard 11, Outcomes Assessment. #9 critical analysis of new information and research findings relevant to veterinary medicine
ACRL (Association of College & Research Libraries) Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education