Medical Students (M1-M2)

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Selected E-Books

How Do I Cite...?

Citing information found in an ebook database like ClinicalKey or AccessMedicine.

In Vancouver Style:

If citing a portion of an edited book that was written by a CONTRIBUTING AUTHOR:

Author(s) of the contribution. Title of the contribution. In: Author(s)/Editors(s) of the book. Title of the book [Internet]. Edition. Place of Publication: Publisher; Year of Publication [Date of Update/Revision; Date of Citation]; inclusive pagination (or the extent, such as XX number of screens). Available from:URL or Database Name.

Example:

de Cabo R, Le Couteur DG. Chapter 94e: The biology of aging. In: Kasper D, Fauci A, Hauser S, Longo D, Jameson J, Loscalzo J., editors. Harrison's principles of internal medicine [Internet]. 19th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2015 [cited 2016 July 20]. Available from AccessMedicine.

If citing a portion of a book that was written by the e-book author:

Author(s) of book.  Title of book. [Internet]. Edition. Place of publication:  Publisher; Year of publication.  Number of chapter: Title of chapter [Date of Update/Revision; Date of Citation]; inclusive pagination (or the extent, such as XX number of screens).  Available from:URL or Database name.

Example:

Bertorini TE. Neuromuscular case studies. [Internet]. Philadelphia: Butterworth-Heinemann Elsevier; 2008. Chapter 3: Therapy in neuromuscular diseases [cited 2016 July 20]; 77-92. Available from ClinicalKey.

Kasper DL, Fauci AS, Hauser SL, Longo DL, Jameson JL, Loscalzo J. Harrison's principles of internal medicine. [Internet]. 19th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2015. Figure 94E-1, The rates of death in the United States (2010); [cited 2016 July 20]; [about 1 screen]. Available from AccessMedicine.