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CHEM 250L: Organic Chemistry Lab: Personal Care Product Lab: Cite Sources

Resources for students conducting the Personal Care Product Lab in Organic Chemistry Lab.

Citation manager resources

Please go to a Googe folder HERE that contains helpful info about citation management and citation managers.

Citation Guides

More information about citing sourcesand citation guides may be found HERE. In addition, see below for information about free citation managers the library is currently supporting:

Citation Tools

There are a number of different programs that will help you collect, manage and format the citation information for your research resources. See below for information about free citation managers the library is currently supporting:

Endnote Online / Endnote Web

Available from:

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.

Instructions for Drew users:


Zotero is a free citation management program with an online storage component. It can be downloaded from

You'll want to sign up for a account to save your references, and install the helper apps for your browser and Word.

Notes for Drew users:


EasyBib is an ad-supported citation formatting tool. Drew Library has a coupon code to allow Drew students to sign up for an account and create projects saving their citations. Best for short papers and uncomplicated citations. Also includes tips for evaluating sources and analyzing your bibliography.

You'll need to create an account and enter Drew's coupon code 

Library events

Check out the Library calendar below (and also on the Library website) to learn about upcoming workshops about citation management. 

Endnoteweb tutorials

Please go HERE for a LibGuide with many "how to" video tutorials about Endnote Basic. It's helpful to use if you're confused about an Endnote Basic feature.

Using Endnoteweb's "Cite while you write" plug in will save you hours of time and trouble when writing up your research. It can be tricky to install--especially on a Mac. View the videos below for tips to install on Macs and PCs. If you're still having trouble, contact the UT Helpdesk via Zoom and they can help. UT Link: Virtual Helpdesk on Zoom. The time you invest now will be worth it! 

Below is a short (non-narrated) demo of "cite while you write" in action.



View the video below for how to Install "cite while you write" on your Mac.



Installing the "Cite while you Write" plug in for Windows.

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