Box 18Book titles ending in punctuation other than a period

  • Most titles of proceedings end in a period. Place [microfiche], [microfilm], or [microcard] inside the period.
    • Sheppard NF, Eden M, Kantor G, editors. Engineering advances: new opportunities for biomedical engineers [microfiche]. Proceedings of the 16th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society; 1994 Nov 3-6; Baltimore, MD. Piscataway (NJ): IEEE; 1994. 2 vol. 6 microfiche: black & white, negative, 4 x 6 in.
  • If a title ends in another form of punctuation, keep that punctuation and follow [microfiche], [microfilm], or [microcard] with a period
    • Johnstone K, Bachowski R, editors. Victorian women's health program--what is it? [microfiche]. Proceedings of Women's Health Victoria's Forum; 2000 Nov 16; Melbourne, Australia. Melbourne: Women's Health Victoria; 2001. 37 p. 1 microfiche: black & white, negative, 4 x 6 in.

From: Chapter 3, Conference Publications

Cover of Citing Medicine
Citing Medicine: The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers [Internet]. 2nd edition.
Patrias K, author; Wendling D, editor.
Bethesda (MD): National Library of Medicine (US); 2007-.

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