Copyright and Referencing
Users of the NAC website are authorized to copy and print documents of original NAC material only for personal, educational and non-commercial purposes. If the material obtained is not original NAC material, the original authors and institutions retain their respective copyright and intellectual property in the material. If information on the NAC website is used in whole or in part for any purpose, credit must be given to the original sources, and where appropriate, permission must be obtained from those sources.
When referencing information from NAC webpages, citation styles as dictated by the publisher should be followed. Common citation formats include Vancouver and AMA.
Examples of Vancouver format:
Author/organisation name. Title of the page [Internet]. Place of publication: Publisher; Date or year of publication [updated YYYY Mon DD; cited YYYY Mon DD]. Available from: URL
Organisation name. Title of report [Internet]. Place of publication: Publisher; Date of publication [cited YYYY Mon DD]. Total number of pages. Report version number. Available from: URL
Examples of AMA format:
Author(s) of website. Title of the item found in the website. Title of the website. URL. Date of publication. Date of update. Date of access.
Author(s) of report. Title of the report. URL. Date of publication. Date of access.
Additional information on composing website and online report citations according to different publication styles (Harvard, APA) can be found at: https://guides.lib.monash.edu/citing-referencing
Patrias K. Citing medicine: the NLM style guide for authors, editors, and publishers [Internet]. 2nd ed. Wendling DL, technical editor. Bethesda (MD): National Library of Medicine (US); 2007 - [updated 2015 Oct 2; cited Year Month Day]. Available from: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/citingmedicine
NAC acknowledges the Monash University Library for use of their link. Citing medicine: the NLM style guide for authors, editors, and publishers is available online as an open-access book.