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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, though sometimes with less functionality, for free. This guide introduces and compares EndNote, Zotero, and Mendeley.

Learn about the free citation generators available online, like BibMe and EasyBib.

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Guide Author

This guide originally created by Michael Janakis, MLIS 2016 and currently maintained by Kelsey O'Rourke, MLIS.