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Advanced Writing in the Disciplines (AWD) : Citations and Bibliographies

A guide to online and print resources for Advanced Writing in the Disciplines

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Citation Management Software

Use citation management software to help you collect and manage your references, import citations for articles and books from databases and the library catalog, and auto-format citations and bibliographies in your papers. The Library supports four programs: EndNote, RefWorks, Mendeley, and Zotero. 

Why do you need to cite?

  1. To give credit to the person or people who created the idea.
  2. To enable your readers to locate the sources you are engaging with, so they can read and evaluate them as well.
  3. To illustrate which person, people, and/or sources you are conversing with.
  4. To avoid plagiarism.

More citation styles

Three of our popular citation manuals are listed below--also see Frequently Used Styles on our Citation Guide.

Chicago

MLA