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Citing online sources

The basic formats for both print and online books are:

Books (APA Style)

 Author, A. A. (year). Title of work. Location: Publisher.

 Author, A. A. (year). Title of work. Retrieved from http://www.xxxxxx

Book Chapters (APA Style)

 Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (year). Title of chapter. In A.H. Editor, B. Editor, & C. Editor (Eds.), Title of book (pp.   xxx-xxx). Location: Publisher.

 Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (year). Title of chapter or entry. In A. Editor & B. Editor (Eds.), Title of book (pp.  xxx-xxx). Retrieved from http://www.xxxxxxx

 Title of entry. (year) In A. Editor & B. Editor (Eds.), Title of book (pp.xxx-xxx).  Retrieved from http://www.xxxxxxx
 

Examples for citing the following:

Access Medicine

 Cite source according to its document type, e.g. book, book chapter, or journal article.

 Ray, C.E., & Fielding, L.M. (2003). Diagnostic Imaging: Imaging modalities for the chest. In M.E. Hanley, & C.H. Welsh      (Eds.), Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Pulmonary Medicine. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Companies. Retrieved       from http://www.accessmedicine.com

DynaMed

Includ the date when the topic was accessed and the date when the topic was last updated.  The last update is noted immediately under the topic title.

   Citing a specific disease record:

      DynaMed. (2008, March 8). Acetaminophen poisoning. Ipswich, MA:EBSCO
            Publishing. Retrieved March 23, 2010, from
            http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=dynamed&id=113862

   Citing a specific drug record:

      American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Inc., DynaMed. (2008, March 8).
            Varenicline. Ipswich, MA:EBSCO Publishing. Retrieved May 3, 2010, from
            http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=dynamed&id=233015

Micromedex

Depending upon the source used, it may be cited as book or as an online document.  For more information, go to:

http://www.micromedex.com/about_us/legal/cite/#apa

  • Drug information (DRUGDEX® Drug Point)

Tacrolimus. (2009). In DRUGDEX® Drug Point. Retrieved from http://www.thomsonhc.com

  • Martindale: The Complete Drug Reference

Tacrolimus. (2009). In S. Sweetman (Ed.) Martindale: The complete drug reference. Retrieved from          http://www.thomsonhc.com

STAT!Ref

Cite source as a book or book chapter. (You’ll most likely be citing these as chapters.)

LeBlond, R.F., DeGowin, R.L., & Brown, D.D. (2009). DeGowin’s Diagnostic Examination (9th ed.). Retrieved from       http://www.statref.com

Caffeine. (2010) In G.K. McEvoy et al. (Eds.), AHFS drug information. Retrieved from http://www.statref.com

 UpToDate

Cite material from UpToDate as a book chapter. The editor is Denise S. Basow, and the publisher is UpToDate in Waltham, MA. Use the current year as the publication date. For more information, see: Help – User’s Manual – Citing an UpToDate topic:

 Celli, B. R. (2010). Treatment of diaphragmatic paralysis. In: D.S. Basow (Ed.), UpToDate. Retrieved from http://www.uptodate.com/online/content/topic.do?topicKey=neuromus/6406&source=related_link 

The basic format for citing journal articles is:

 Journal Articles (APA Style)

Author, A.A., Author, B.B., & Author, C.C. (year). Title of article. Title of Periodical, volume, pages-xxx.

Osterberg, L., & Blaschke, T. (2005). Adherence to medication. The New England Journal of Medicine, 353, 487-497. 

 To automatically format your citations, check http://citationmachine.net/ Offers both APA & MLA styles.  Also check programs such as EndNote, Zotero, Medeley.

 Note, the APA Editorial Style guide trumps this document. If you find an error, please report it to gravesr@health.missouri.edu.

Citing Sources

The basic formats for both print and online books are:

 

Books  (APA Style)

         Author, A. A. (year). Title of work. Location: Publisher.

         Author, A. A. (year).  Title of work.  Retrieved from http://www.xxxxxx

 

Book Chapters (APA Style)

         Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (year).  Title of chapter.  In A.H. Editor, B.  Editor, &  C. Editor (Eds.), Title of book (pp. xxx-xxx). Location: Publisher.

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (year).  Title of chapter or entry.  In A. Editor & B. Editor (Eds.), Title of book (pp. xxx-xxx).  Retrieved from http://www.xxxxxxx

Title of entry. (year) In A. Editor & B. Editor (Eds.), Title of book (pp. xxx-xxx).  Retrieved from http://www.xxxxxxx

 

Access Medicine

 Cite source according to its document type, e.g. book, book chapter, or journal article. 

 Ray, C.E., & Fielding, L.M.  (2003).  Diagnostic Imaging: Imaging modalities for the chest.  In M.E. Hanley, & C.H. Welsh (Eds.), Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Pulmonary Medicine.  New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Companies.  Retrieved from http://www.accessmedicine.com

Micromedex

Depending upon the source used, it may be cited as book or as an online document.

·        Drug information (DRUGDEX® Drug Point)

   Tacrolimus. (2009).  In DRUGDEX® Drug Point.  Retrieved from http://www.thomsonhc.com

 

·        Martindale: The Complete Drug Reference

Tacrolimus. (2009). In S. Sweetman (Ed.) Martindale: The complete drug reference. Retrieved from http://www.thomsonhc.com

 

STAT!Ref

 

Cite source as a book or book chapter.  (You’ll most likely be citing these as chapters.) 

 LeBlond, R.F., DeGowin, R.L., & Brown, D.D.  (2009).  DeGowin’s Diagnostic Examination (9th ed.). Retrieved from http://www.statref.com

 Caffeine. (2010) In G.K. McEvoy et al. (Eds.), AHFS drug information.  Retrieved from http://www.statref.com

 

UpToDate

 

Cite material from UpToDate as a book chapter.  The editor is Denise S. Basow, and the publisher is UpToDate in Waltham, MA.   Use the current year as the publication date.   For more information, see: Help – User’s Manual –  Citing an UpToDate topic:

 

Celli, B. R. (2010).  Treatment of diaphragmatic paralysis.  In: D.S. Basow (Ed.), UpToDate. Retrieved from http://www.uptodate.com/online/content/topic.do

?topicKey=neuromus/6406&source=related_link

 

The basic format for citing journal articles is:

 Journal Articles (APA Style)

Author, A.A., Author, B.B., & Author, C.C. (year).  Title of article. Title of Periodical, volume, pages-xxx.

Osterberg, L., & Blaschke, T. (2005).  Adherence to medication.  The New England Journal of Medicine, 353, 487-497.

 To automatically format your citations, check http://citationmachine.net/  Offers both APA & MLA styles.   

 Note, the APA Editorial Style guide trumps this document.  If you find an error, please report it to gravesr@health.missouri.edu.