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Citation Management: Intro

Writing Center

The Duquesne Writing Center provides guidance in citing sources. Please consult their page for appointments and quick reference sheets for various citation styles.

Quick reference sheets provide info for the most commonly used citation types. When in doubt, please consult the official complete style guides.

The Importance of Good Citations

Follow citation rules closely to avoid plagiarizing another's work. Visit our plagiarism page for more information!

Citation Management Software

citation management software

Citation management software is useful for organizing references and creating bibliographies. There are many citation management programs available, each with its own strengths. Many are available free or at a small cost. This guide introduces EndNote, Zotero, and Mendeley

The citation needs of many undergraduate students may be met using free citation generators, such as  EasyBib, BibMe, and NoodleTools Express.  Visit the Tools for Undergrads tab for more information.

For a variety of resources for different citation styles, consult the Style guides tab.

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Credits

This guide originally created by Michael Janakis, MLIS 2016