Managing Citations and Bibliography
Where to Find the Help You Need
When you use information from a book, periodical, or scientific paper, it is important to cite your sources. Do you know how to write a complete citation? Do you have a system for keeping track of the many citations you gather when you are doing research? Can you quickly create a bibliography for that article you are submitting? Here are some places and tools to get the help you need. When in doubt, Ask a Librarian.
OWL at Purdue – The Online Writing Lab at Purdue University offers online guides to grammar, style, the writing process, and citing your research.
KnightCite - Online citation generator service provided by the Hekman Library of Calvin College, KnightCite is free and will generate citations in MLA, ALA and Chicago formats.
Research Management Tools
EndNote – Allows you to search bibliographic databases, organize citations and information sources, and create bibliographies. Michigan Tech faculty, staff, and students may download EndNote. A Michigan Tech IP address is required.
EndNote Guide – Here, you can find basic information on using EndNote. Contact Reference Help for additional assistance and instruction.
Zotero – An open-source Firefox extension, Zotero allows you to collect, manage, and cite your research resources within your web browser.