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Bibliographic/citation management tools help with the correct formatting of citations in well-known basic styles.

Citation Tools

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RefWorks

Web-based software for managing article citations and other research data. It helps researchers gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies. First time users should sign up for an individual account using TCU email address.

Subscriber Group Code       Quick Set-Up Guide       Online Tutorials

EndNote X8  (installation instructions and link to download software)

Install EndNote on your personal computer to help manage your research. Organize references, save images and PDFs in any language, search contents of PDFs, create citations and bibliographies as you write. It has more advanced features than RefWorks, and it may take a while to learn how to use it to its fullest potential. You may need a class or tutorials to learn EndNote.    Online Tutorials

crossref.org

Free DOI lookup; crossref currently provides a number of ways for you to locate a DOI number: bibliographic search (author name, journal title, ISBN, etc.) or article title search.

Citation Guides

AMA Manual of Style Online

The online AMA Manual of Style has a streamlined interface, intuitive search and browse, and personalization features, so finding what you need in the Manual is easier than ever. The manual is a must-have guide for anyone involved in medical and scientific publishing.

APA Style Guide to Electronic References

This guide (PDF doc) shows you how to format references for a broad range of electronic sources. it guides you through some potentially confusing elements that are unique to electronic referencing, like DOIs, URLs, and version control.

Chicago Manual of Style

The CMS Online allows you to search or browse the full text of the latest edition. Tools, such as sample forms, proofreader's marks, letters and style sheets are also provided. (Limited to 25 users at once.)

Purdue OWL

The OWL provides writing resources for APA, MLA and Chicago to assist with research projects in many disciplines.