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Citation Tools at WU
Learn four common tools that will make citing resources much easier: the library catalog, library databases, Google Scholar, and Zotero. Additional info is available on the Why Cite Sources page.
Zotero is a free, open source browser app that collects, manages, cites, and shares your research sources. There is a browser extension that saves info and connects with the desktop Zotero (you need both desktop and browser extension).
Additional info and setup instructions at:
For Zotero help contact:
Bill Kelm, email@example.com or
John Repplinger, firstname.lastname@example.org
Google Scholar provides citations in MLA, APA, Chicago, Harvard, and Vancouver styles. Click the quote mark under an item to view the citations. Learn more here
The Online Writing Lab (OWL) Writing Lab at Purdue provides examples for in-text and citation lists (bibliographies & reference lists) in APA, Chicago, and MLA formats.