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Citation Styles   Tags: ama, apa, citations, citing, jmpt, nlm, works_cited, writing  

Resources and samples for citing sources in your research paper with NLM, APA, or AMA Style, plus books, articles, and websites for improving writing skills.
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Literature Review
by Christina Prucha - Last Updated Jun 6, 2014
A Literature review is the way to look at the past: to assess the body of literature, to synthesize previous work, and to locate the gaps in order to prepare for the future in directing the research process and formulating additional questions.
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The aim of this research guide is to assist with the citation of sources. 

There are different citation styles depending on the type of material you are writing. 

  • NLM Style is often used for biomedical literature.
  • AMA Style is generally used for other medical literature.
  • APA Style is mainly for education and psychology literature.


Writing Skills 

Helpful articles, books, and websites

for the improvment of writing.


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