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RefWorks Accounts

Consider an alternative - Zotero

Zotero is a free research tool that allows you to:

  • Collect citations
  • Organize citations
  • Cite
  • 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.

Learn more at or visit the Libraries guide for Zotero.

Need Help? Come to a Clinic!

Clinics: Make research less stressful with Zotero & RefWorks!

Drop in to one of the clinics in Neilson Library in the next few weeks to learn more about these free and easy to use tools. See News & Events for more information.

Friday, April 1 3-4 pm
Friday, April 8 3-4 pm
Wednesday, April 13 4-5 pm
Friday, April 15 3-4 pm
Monday, April 18 4-5 pm
Friday, April 22 3-4 pm

Citation Styles

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). 

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).

Teaching, Learning & Research Staff

Teaching, Learning & Research Librarians
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