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Help with Citation Formats
MLA Handbook, 9th ed., online
The ninth edition builds on the MLA’s unique approach to documenting sources using a template of core elements—facts, common to most sources, like author, title, and publication date—that allows writers to cite any type of work, from books, e-books, and journal articles in databases to song lyrics, online images, YouTube videos, dissertations, and more.
What citation style you use depends on the discipline. For the most common formats, consult:
Purdue OWL: Research and Citation Resources
"These OWL resources will help you use the research you have conducted in your documents. This area includes material on quoting and paraphrasing your research sources, as well as material on how to avoid plagiarism."
LINK for class slides about citation management discussion.
Citation Management Tools
There are a number of different programs that will help you collect, manage and format the citation information for your research resources. The following are free ones the library is currently supporting:
Endnote Online / Endnote Web
Free online version of classic citation manager software to help manage your bibliographic needs, inlcuding organizing sources and citations by project, sharing citations for group work, and for "citing while you write", i.e. inserting citations into papers while writing.
You'll need to sign up for EndnoteWeb and install the Cite-While-You-Write tool.
Please contact the Library at email email@example.com with questions or for help.
Endnote Online This link opens in a new window
A web-based citation management tool available through the web via the Drew Library subscription to Web of Science and Knowledge.
Endnote Online allows you to collect, track and manage the citations for articles you are using for papers or research, and to output those citations in any one of many different citation styles. While you should still plan to double-check your citations, Endnote Online/ MyEndnoteWeb uses the same high-quality citation formatting techniques as EndNote.
Use this link to access Endnote Online from off campus if you want to see the "Find it @Drew" link for your citations.
Zotero is a free citation management program with an online storage component. It can be downloaded from zotero.org
You'll want to sign up for a zotero.org account to save your references, and install the helper apps for your browser and Word.
Notes for Drew users: https://uknow.drew.edu/confluence/x/Z46RAw
More citation management info
Please go to this LibGuide for more information about citation managers, including instructional videos.
Questions? Need Help? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
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