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Citation Tools

Print Style Guides:

Copies of these style guides are available at the Reference desk.

MLA Handbook for Writers of
Research Papers, 7th ed.
Reference  LB2369 .G53 2009
Publication Manual of the American
Psychological Association 
Reference  BF76.7 .P83 2010
The Chicago Manual of Style:
for Authors, Editors and Copywriters
Reference  Z253 .C57 1982


Online Style Guides:

The following style guides are courtesy of the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL):

MLA (Modern Language Association)
APA (American Psychological Association)

Dupré Library provides access to The Chicago Manual of Style Online. The online reference covers the 16th and 15th editions.

Citation Managers:

EndNote Web via Web of Science
Manages references from the Web of Science and other resources.
Off-campus users: To register, use the link in Web of Science.

Mendeley is a free reference manager and PDF organizer. It is generous, but provides limited storage.

Zotero is a free citation manager available as a Firefox addition or in a standalone version. It allows you to attach PDFs, images, and audio and video files; archive snapshots of websites; and automatically format citations and bibliographies using a plug-in for Microsoft Word or Open Office. See our Zotero guide for more information, including instructions on installing and using Zotero.

Need help deciding which citation manager to use? See our Comparing Citation Managers guide for more information.