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Health (Nursing, Medicine, Allied Health)

Guide to research sources and tools for locating health evidence in books, journals, databases.

Citation Management Tools

Citation management software helps you take notes, organize research, import citations from electronic databases and catalogs, format reference lists in standard styles (MLA, APA etc.); insert footnotes and endnotes directly into your papers.

  • Zotero A free online citation management tool.
  • RefWorks Web-based program, licensed to everyone in the NYU community.
  • EndNote Licensed to everyone in the NYU community.

How Do I Choose Between RefWorks, EndNote, and Zotero?

Come to a Library Workshop or view this comparison list.

If you just need some quick citation formatting without having to download software, check out Zotero Bib

 

Backing Up Bibliographic Data

If you are using a citation manager to store bibliographic data related to your evidence synthesis project, it is recommended that you maintain back up copies of your data.  

Recommended steps for backing up bibliographic data will vary depending on your software of choice (Zotero, EndNote or RefWorks) - more information can be found on the guide for Data Management Planning - Storage & Backup

Tutorial: How to Cite

Electronic Resources: APA Style Guide, 7th Edition

While there is no e-book version of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 7th ed., the links to tutorials and examples below may help: 

APA Tutorials and Webinars 

Example APA References & Citations

Use these links to learn more about references and citations for specific types of resources:

Periodicals, Books & Reference Works

Periodicals

Books & Reference Works

Edited Book Chapters & Entries in Reference Works

Reports, Conference Proceedings & Grey Literature

Reports & Grey Literature

Conference Presentations & Proceedings

Dissertations & Theses

Unpublished & Informally Published Works

Archival Materials

Online Sources, Data and Audiovisual Media

Data Sets

Social Media

Webpages & Websites

Audiovisual Media