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Public Health: Citation Management

CUNY School of Public Health

Citation Tools

There are a variety of citation management systems you can use to manage your references and insert citations into your wiritng. Below are links to a few of the most popular for you to download.
Unsure which software to use? Have a look at the University of Chicago's citation manager comparisons here.


Avoid plagiarizing others' work by using one of the free plagiarism checkers below. Learn more about what plagiarism is and how to avoid it on

Styles and Formatting

Here are links to some helpful websites for learning more about the American Medical Association (AMA) and the American Psychological Association (APA) citation styles courtesy of Purdue University. We also have manuals on our course reserve book shelf in the 7th floor study lounge.

You'll also see a link to the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and its recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly work in Medical Journals.