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BIOL 460 (All Classes)

This guide links you to resources to support learning and instruction for Biology 460 courses.

Citation Styles for the Sciences

Ask your Professor which citation style is preferred:

  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Council of Science Editors (CSE) 
  • National Library of Medicine (NLM)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • Nature (Journal)
  • New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)

Other styles may be used in th biological sciences as well.

Many journals have their own citation style, which are often based off another major style.  A journal's instruction for authors is where you will find the proper citation style for a specific journal.

American Psychological Association (APA)

Council of Science Editors (CSE)

Modern Language Association (MLA)

New England Journal of Medicine (Journal)