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Life Sciences: Citing Sources

Your research guide for the life sciences.

CBE Citing

 CBE Style Manual - The basic guide for most writing in the life sciences and medicine.

Citation Tools

 Citation Machine - This is commercial citation tool to help organize bibliographic citations.

 KnightCite (Calvin University)

EndNote is a commercially available citation manager software program, available for Windows and Mac computers, used to manage bibliographic citations. You can use it to search bibliographic databases and manage and import citations.

Information about Endnote is provided as a convenience to our users. Training and Technical support for using EndNote is NOT provided by the Libraries. If you would like training or technical assistance using the EndNote program, please visit the Endnote Web Help site.

The Monsignor William Barry Library provides minimal support for EndNote. We are making this information available as a service to the members of the Barry University community who are using EndNote to manage their bibliographic citations.

If you wish to use EndNote, please go to and look for link to “sign up” for an account. If you are off campus, please be sure to first log-in to and then go to


Help with Writing

Writing an excellent research paper can be a tedious process.  After deciding on a topic, refining the topic, getting the professor's approval of the topic, and gathering the relevant information; the next step is to organize the information in an effective manner, and citing the sources used.

To get help with citing the sources, please go to the Glenn Hubert Writing Centerwhich is located in Garner 113.