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Citing biomedical documents - National Library of Medicine (NLM) style

Citing forthcoming books
National Library of Medicine (NLM) style

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 2009 Oct 21; cited 2010 Apr 30]. Available from: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/citingmedicine

Components/elements listed in the order they should appear in a reference: (R) = required, (O) = optional

Author/Editor (R) | Author Affiliation (O) | Title (R) | Type of Medium (R) | Edition (R) | Editor and other Secondary Authors (O) | Place of Publication (R) | Publisher (R) | Language (R) | Notes (R)

  • Standard citation for a forthcoming book
    • Posner MI, Rothbart MK. Educating the human brain. Washington: American Psychological Association. Forthcoming 2007.
  • Forthcoming book with optional full first names
    • Posner, Michael I.; Rothbart, Mary Klevjord. Educating the human brain. Washington: American Psychological Association. Forthcoming 2007.
  • Forthcoming book with designations of family rank in author/editor names
    • Nelson WM 3rd. Conduct disorders: a practitioner's guide to comparative treatments. New York: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated. Forthcoming 2006.
  • Forthcoming book with compound author/editor names
    • Timor-Tritsch IE, Goldstein SR. Ultrasound in gynecology. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier Churchill Livingstone. Forthcoming 2007.
  • Forthcoming book with prefixes or particles in author/editor names
    • zur Hausen H. Infections causing human cancer. Weinheim (Germany): Wiley-VCH. Forthcoming 2006.
  • Forthcoming book with editor(s) instead of an author
    • Lilienfeld SO, O'Donohue WT, editors. The great ideas of clinical science: 17 principles that every mental health researcher and practitioner should understand. New York: Routledge. Forthcoming 2007.
  • Forthcoming book with an organization as the author
    • Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. Are you prepared? Hospital emergency management checklist. Oak Brook (IL): Joint Commission Resources. Forthcoming 2006.
  • Forthcoming book with no author
    • Stedman's neurology & neurosurgery words. 4th ed. Baltimore (MD): Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Forthcoming 2007.
  • Forthcoming book with author affiliation
    • Del Mar C (Bond University, Queensland, Australia), Doust J (University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia), Glasziou P (University of Oxford, Oxford, UK). Clinical thinking: evidence, communication and decision-making. Oxford (UK): Blackwell BMJ Books. Forthcoming 2006.
  • Forthcoming book with a subtitle
    • Bellack AS, Bennett ME, Gearon JS. Behavioral treatment for substance abuse in people with serious and persistent mental illness: a handbook for mental health professionals. New York: Routledge. Forthcoming 2007.
  • Forthcoming book in a language other than English
    • Cantani A. Allergologia e immunologia pediatrica - dall'infanza all'adolescenza. 2nd ed. Berlin (Germany): Springer. Italian. Forthcoming 2006.
  • Forthcoming book in a language other than English with translation
    • Cantani A. Allergologia e immunologia pediatrica - dall'infanza all'adolescenza [Pediatric allergy and immunology - from infancy to adolescence]. 2nd ed. Berlin (Germany): Springer. Italian. Forthcoming 2006.
  • Forthcoming book to be published in multiple languages
    • Chen WP. Asian blepharoplasty and the eyelid crease. Philadelphia: Butterworth Heinemann/Elsevier. English, Japanese. Forthcoming 2006.
  • Forthcoming book in a non-print medium
    • Larsen E. Abused boys, wounded men: taking responsibility for ending the cycle of pain [videocassette]. Center City (MN): Hazelden Publishing. Forthcoming 2006.
  • Forthcoming book with an edition
    • Keats TE, Anderson M. Atlas of normal roentgen variants that may simulate disease. 8th ed. St. Louis (MO): Mosby. Forthcoming 2007.
  • Forthcoming book with secondary authors
    • LaFleur WR. Dark medicine: rationalizing unethical medical research. Bohme G, Shimazono S, editors. Bloomington (IN): Indiana University Press. Forthcoming 2007.
    • Robbins T. Elizabeth Blackwell: America's first woman doctor. Martin C, Timmons A, illustrators. Bloomington (IN): Capstone Press. Forthcoming 2007.
    • Pischinger AW. The extracellular matrix and ground regulation: basis for a holistic biological medicine. Eibl I, translator; Heine H, editor. Berkeley (CA): North Atlantic Books. Forthcoming 2007.
  • Forthcoming book with geographic qualifier added to place of publication
    • Dutton RL, Scharer JM, editors. Advanced technologies for biopharmaceutical processing. Ames (IA): Blackwell Pub. Forthcoming 2007.
  • Forthcoming book with publisher with subsidiary department/division named
    • Nordin BE. Musculoskeletal disorders and the workplace. Philadelphia: Elsevier, Health Sciences Division. Forthcoming 2006.
  • Forthcoming book with no predicted date of publication
    • D'Andrea D. Civic Christianity in Renaissance Italy: the Hospital of Treviso (1400-1530). Rochester (NY): University of Rochester Press. Forthcoming.