RefWorks is 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 their TCU email address.
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. EndNote YouTube Training.
EndNote also has a browser-based version called EndNote Online. Go to the EndNote Online website and register to get started.
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.
The OWL provides writing resources for APA, MLA and Chicago to assist with research projects in many disciplines.
There are hundreds of other specialized citation styles. The bibliographic tools listed above include many more styles than the most commonly used ones highlighted here.
Many scholarly journals have unique styles, and provide online examples of their requirements. "Guidelines for authors" is a useful keyword phrase when searching for such specialized formatting.