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Source Citation Guidelines

Are you citing ZIMS and/or Species360 in a research paper? We’ve included citation formats that should help you find what’s appropriate.

Species360 website reference:
Species360 (year), www.Species360.org.

General ZIMS database reference:
Species360 Zoological Information Management System (ZIMS) (year), zims.Species360.org.

MLA ZIMS database reference:
Sponsoring Institution of data access. Zoological Information Management System- Species360, Version 1.7 Updated: 27 Jan. 2014. Accessed: 5 Mar. 2014. https://zims.species360.org.

APA ZIMS database reference:
Sponsoring Institution of data access. (Version 1.7 Updated: 2014, January 27). Species360 Zoological Information Management System. Retrieved from http://zims.Species360.org

Physiological Reference Intervals reference:
ZIMS Expected Test Results for [taxonomy]. (date of last global update). Species360 Zoological Information Management System. Retrieved from http://zims.Species360.org  [annotation to define filters used]

Example:
ZIMS Expected Test Results for Gulo gulo. (2017, September 02). Species360 Zoological Information Management System. Retrieved from http://zims.Species360.org

filters: All_ages_combined__Males_Chemical_Restraint_Standard_International_Units.


Questions on citation formatting and recommendations of publications that cite efforts of the Species360 community or the ZIMS database can be directed to Support@Species360.org.

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