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All the Sourcing Not Fit To Print*: Citing Electronic Material in Your Article

Jean Rice, BA
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*From the American College of Chest Physicians, Northbrook, IL.

Correspondence to: Jean Rice, BA, American College of Chest Physicians, 3300 Dundee Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062; e-mail: jrice@chestnet.org



Chest. 2008;133(6):1524-1526. doi:10.1378/chest.08-0234
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As the Internet, and the World Wide Web in particular, become an increasing part of medical literature, it is necessary for authors to learn how to correctly cite many types of material that only exist online. Even though the conventions for citing are in flux, some standards are being developed, and authors should become familiar with the types of online material typically used as sources in medical literature. This article will discuss how to cite material that is in electronic form.

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