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Mathematics and Computer Sciences

A starting point for research in math and computer science

Citation Management

What is a citation?

A citation

- describes a book, journal article, website, or other published item

- gives credit to the originator of an idea, thus preventing plagiarism

- enables the reader to retrieve the item you refer to

- includes the author, title, source (publisher and place of publication or URL), and date

Citation Tools

Plagiarism Online Tutorial

Citing the Information

The ProQuest RefWorks is a premier reference management service that supports the needs of students, faculty and librarians. With a refined user experience, full-text management, collaboration and other features you’d expect from a reference management solution, RefWorks enables students and faculty to have a more efficient and reliable process for producing the best research papers and grants. Libraries are able to offer this powerful service and have full administrative controls and analytics that provide a consistent source of patron and content usage.

EndNote x9 Online Tutorials

What's New in EndNote X9

How to Use EndNote in Six Minutes - Mac OS

How to Use EndNote in Six Minutes - Windows OS

EndNote is reference management software with features to 

- Keep your references and reference-related materials in a searchable personal library.

- Synchronize your references between your personal computers, an online library, and your iPad, through EndNote sync. (You must be the owner and user of these computers.)

- Share your references with collaborators through EndNote sync.

- Use your references in word-processing documents to create formatted citations and bibliographies or independent reference lists.

Landmarks Citation Machine: Choose the appropriate style (APA, MLA, etc.) and fill in the forms to create citations for any format.

 

OWL Purdue Online Writing offers APA, MLA formatting and style guide.