Proper citation is essential to continued NIH funding for VMD development, as it is a primary way in which we demonstrate the value of our software to the scientific community. Thank you for your attention to these details.

List of papers citing VMD

A Bibtex file with properly formatted entries for VMD, Multiple Alignment Plugin, Interactive Molecular Dynamics (IMD), Tachyon, and other software incorporated into VMD is available here: vmd.bib

The authors request that all published work which utilizes VMD include the primary VMD citation at a minimum (first entry in the BibTex file provided above):

Humphrey, W., Dalke, A. and Schulten, K., "VMD - Visual Molecular Dynamics", J. Molec. Graphics, 1996, vol. 14, pp. 33-38.

Electronic documents should include a direct link to the official VMD page: