RefWorks is a Web-based tool, accessible from any computer connected to Internet, for collecting, accessing, organizing, citing, and sharing citations including articles, books, websites, and more. It does not require additional software although you can download Write-N-Cite, a utility that adds citations directly into your MS Word document.
RefWorks is FREE for current SPH students, staff, and faculty, as well as for SPH alumni!
To begin using RefWorks, please read the handout, "RefWorks 2.0: Introduction," which gives detailed information on how to sign up for a RefWorks account. A PDF version of this handout is provided below:
An entire YouTube channel is devoted to RefWorks tutorials.
The following tutorial teaches how to navigate the RefWorks Video Tutorials channel:
This series of brief video tutorials (totaling 20 minutes) discusses the RefWorks basics, including how to create a bibliography in RefWorks and how to insert citations and create bibliographies using MS Word's Write-n-Cite:
The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association was created by the APA, and contains the complete guidelines on how to format material for publication and cite your research. It is a set of style rules that codifies the components of scientific writing in order to deliver concise and bias-free information to the reader.
It is highly recommended that you keep the Publication Manual by your side throughout the writing process.
A print copy of the Publication Manual is on reserve at the UTHealth School of Public Health Library:
Call number: WZ 345 P82 2010
The following APA sample papers show how to correctly format your paper in APA Style:
The following templates and checklists will help you to correctly format your paper in APA Style:
The AMA Manual of Style is a writing resource for the medical, social sciences, and scientific publishing community. The first edition of the manual was published in 1962 by the AMA, and was originally intended as a guide, primarily, for in-house staff and, secondarily, for authors. Since then, the manual, now in its 10th edition, has grown from 68 pages to 1,032 pages!
This is a must-have guide for anyone involved in medical and scientific publishing.
A print copy of the manual is on reserve at the UTHealth School of Public Health Library:
Call number: WZ 345 A511 2007
AMA Style Insider is the official blog of the AMA Manual of Style and features quizzes, interviews, and ruminations on style, usage, and punctuation. Brought to you by The JAMA Network.
The following MS Word template will help you to correctly format your paper in AMA Style: