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First-Year Seminar Template: Cite Sources

Chicago Style Guides

MLA Style Guides

Short Video: Examining Citations (What is a citation and why is it important)

Citation Management Software

Citation Management Software: EndNote, Zotero, Mendeley.  All of these programs can:

  • store references in one place 
  • export citations directly from databases 
  • automatically format bibliographies and citations in MLA, APA, Chicago Manual of Style, or thousands of other styles 
  • keep reading notes linked to sources 
  • insert citations directly into Word
  • attach files to your references and more!

Help with Citation Management: Citation Workshops this Quarter


-How to use EndNote

-How to use Zotero

You can register for quarterly workshops from the Library Events page.

If you have any questions, please contact the library's bibliographic support team.

How to Generate Citations in Research Databases

  1. An example from NUsearch, the NU Library’s search tool:

2.  An example from a research database, Sociological Abstracts :