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Clinical Nurse Specialist Virtual Bookshelf Guide

Credit Where Credit Is Due

Whether you're a student doing a course paper or presentation, a clinician who has found evidence for improving patient care, or a researcher writing a manuscript for publication, you need to cite the resources on which you're basing your work.

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NLM Style (Uniform Style)

Sometimes called "Vancouver" or "Uniform", this style is maintained by the National Library of Medicine.  In addition, it is the style recommended by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) in their Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals (aka ICMJE Recommendations, formerly known as Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts).

Citation Management Tools

There are several Citation Management Tools available that can help you organize and cite your references.

For more information on how to sign up for and use these resources, check out our Citation Management Tools Guide:

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