There is not a single agreed upon citation style used across the entire Public Health discipline. Many journals in the field require the use of a signature house style. Two widely used styles include AMA (American Medical Association), particularly by more quantitative/statistical subfields, or APA (American Psychological Association), more common in the qualitative/social science-related subfields. Below are some resources for creating citations in AMA or APA format. Feel free to reach out for assistance with citation styles!
The Center for Writing & Learning (CWL), located in Howarth 109, offers students opportunities to get help on all aspects of the writing process. Services include:
Sound Writing is the official writing handbook on campus, written by student writing advisors and specifically tailored to the needs of Puget Sound students and their faculty.
In addition to supporting the development of successful academic writing skills, Sound Writing also includes sections on research methods, writing in the disciplines, and more.
Sound Writing provides help with three citation styles: MLA, APA, and Chicago (notes & bibliography).
Current Edition: 2020
Citations are key to participating in the scholarly community. They are a way to converse with other scholars, but they also: