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Citations + Writing

MGH IHP's general guide to citations and writing

Difficult Citations

Welcome to our Citation FAQ and Stumpers page, where you'll find answers to those hard to cite resources.  If you don't find what you need here, just Ask a Librarian.

UpToDate

Basic Format

Article Author. Article title. UpToDate. http://www.utdol.com. Published date.  Updated date.  Accessed date.
[include as many of the dates as you can]

Example

Caplan, LR. Clinical diagnosis of stroke subtypes. UpToDate. http://www.utdol.com. Updated November 13, 2013.  Accessed June 5, 2015.

Micromedex

Basic Format

Article title. Micromedex Solutions. Greenwood Village, CO: Truven Health Analytics. http://micromedex.com/. Updated date. Accessed date.

 

[look for the link to View Full Document to find a "last modified" date that you can use for Updated date in the citation]

Example

Chronic fatigue syndrome. Micromedex Solutions. Greenwood Village, CO: Truven Health Analytics. http://micromedex.com/. Updated June 24, 2015. Accessed July 22, 2015.

Lexicomp

Basic Format

Article title. Title of Lexicomp section. Hudson, OH: Lexicomp, Copyright date. http://online.lexi.com/. Updated date. Accessed date.

Example

Sertraline. Lexi-Drugs. Hudson, OH: Lexicomp, 2015. http://online.lexi.com/. Updated July 27, 2015. Accessed August 3, 2015.