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Need help citing sources for your research?

Why cite?

Academic integrity

Authority in the field

Please, click on this to watch this YouTube video from UIUC.

Citation: A (Very) Brief Introduction

Created by North Carolina State University 

Citation software

Your home library provides you access to some of the following Citation products that might help you during your research process. Check with you professor to find out which style is required.

  • EndNote: Desk-top program that manages citations, creates bibliographies, and "Cites While You Write" in a Word document.
  • RefWorks: Web-based software for managing citations, creating bibliographies and adding citations as you write within Word document.

Free online software

Citation Builder : illustrates differences among several major styles of citing information sources. from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Mendeley : free way to manage your research

Zotero : free, easy to use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, and cite your research sources.

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