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Zotero is a free research tool that allows you to easily organize references, create in-text citations and bibliographies, and much, much more!

Learn more at or visit the Smith Libraries guide to Zotero.


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New RefWorks:

The New RefWorks (Version 3) offers a well-designed interface and many new features.

Visit the Citation Tools page of this LibGuide for more information on RefWorks 3.

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.

Research and Citation Resources (Purdue Online Writing Lab)
Includes instructions and examples for major styles (MLA, APA, Chicago, IEEE, and AMA). 

Citing Primary Sources - University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries 

Citing Digitized Primary Sources - Teaching with Primary Resources Partners / Barat Education Resources



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 51 (pg.61 of 96 in pdf file).

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