Consider an alternative - Zotero
Zotero is a free research tool that allows you to:
- Collect citations
- Organize citations
- Share documents
We recommend Zotero for Firefox, which allows you to work directly from your web browser. It is also available for Chrome, Safari, and IE.
Questions? Ask a Librarian 585-2960 firstname.lastname@example.org
RefWorks & Write-n-Cite Basics - to be scheduled: Watch for announcements.
Covers the basics: how to access RefWorks, import references from library databases, retrieve and manage citations, and format Word documents according to various citation styles (e.g. MLA or APA).
For specific style guides, choose one of the tabs at the top of this guide:
Humanities - (MLA, Chicago, Turabian, SBL, Notes)
Social Sciences - (APA, Chicago, Turabian, AAA, legal & government documents)
Sciences - (APA, ACS, AIP, AMA, CSE, GSA)
Images - works of art, photos, etc.
Audio & Video - music, film, etc.
Citing Sources (Duke University)
Includes instructions and examples for five major styles (MLA, Turabian, APA, Chicago, and CSE). Includes sections on Citing Sources Within Your Paper and Assembling a List of Works Cited.
When to Cite
The Jacobson Center for Writing, Teaching and Learning offers individual help with writing and also this useful guide:
Writing Papers: A Handbook for Students at Smith College
Read "When to Cite" starting on page 47 (pg.54 of 71 in pdf file).