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Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences

Subject guide for QUB Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences students and staff

Citing and referencing

This page contains information on tools that can be used to help with citing sources and creating reference lists in assignments and articles.

Please note: The Library can offer only general referencing advice. For detailed guidance, students should speak to their School or supervisor in the first instance, or the Learning Development Service (undergraduates only) or the Graduate School (postgraduates only).

Cite Them Right

Published by Bloomsbury Publishing, Cite Them Right is an authoritative guide to citing sources using various referencing styles, with a particular focus on Harvard and Vancouver.

Cite Them Right is available to browse on-line by clicking the link below and logging in with your QUB number and password:

Cite Them Right also exists as a print book, copies of which are available to borrow from multiple branches of the Library at Queen's. Click the book title below to view the Library catalogue record for the latest edition of Cite Them Right.


Cite2Write is the online referencing guide maintained by the QUB Learning Development Service. It is currently in the process of being redeveloped and may be accessed by clicking the link below:

An older version of Cite2Write is also available, which includes a reference generator:

Please note: Cite2Write is not maintained by the Library at Queen's. All Cite2Write queries and training requests should be directed to the Learning Development Service.


The Library subscribes to the reference management tool, EndNote, which means that all current QUB students and staff members may download and use it for free.

For more information, please click the link below:

For EndNote training and support, please email Richard Fallis.

EndNote video guides are also viewable by clicking the EndNote videos tab on this website.