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TTUHSC Bibliographic Tools


It is the policy of the TTUHSC Libraries to familiarize and to provide patrons with tools with which to create bibliographies and to perform related bibliographic formatting. The Reference Librarians DO NOT evaluate citations for accuracy. Patrons should consult their instructors, current citation style manuals, or publishers for correct formatting.

Endnote and Refworks
American Medical Association (AMA) Style
American Psychological Association (APA) Style

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing uses standards developed by the American Psychological Association (APA) for the organization, language, and editorial style of research papers, as well as for the citation and identification of reference sources. Click here to read the "Vision Statement on Professional Writing in Nursing" issued by the TTUHSC School of Nursing Writing Task Force.
Digital Object Indentifiers
Niso bibliographic references
  • Samples of Formatted References for Authors of Journal Articles
    The International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) offers guidance to authors in its publication Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals (ICMJE Recommendations), which was formerly the Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts. The recommended style for references is based on the National Information Standards Organization NISO Z39.29-2005 (R2010) Bibliographic References as adapted by the National Library of Medicine for its databases.
nlm style guide

Writing Tips

Page last updated: February 22, 2017