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POLI_SCI_395: Political Research Seminar (Alter): Citing Sources

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Citation Management Software

These two platforms each do the following:

  • 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

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