Citation Managers & Style Guides
Citation Managers organize selected citations, notes, and attached files, making a personal archive searchable and manageable. Import citations from databases; format citations in any writing style with any word processing software.
Comparison of Citation and Research Manageme
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Citation Managers

EndNote Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled
Citation software licensed for CUNY Graduate Center affiliates to download and install on PC or Mac desktops. Generates footnotes and bibliographies in any writing style; manages citations and notes in a private library. Endnote tutorials and online classesEndnote help sheets.
Note: GC users download free

EndNote Web Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled
This online companion to EndNote allows citation gathering from anywhere. Generates footnotes and bibliographies in any writing style; manages citations and notes in a private library. Complements Endnote on your desktop; allows shared access to your citations. Access limited to Graduate Center affiliates. Endnote tutorials and online classes. Endnote help sheets.
Note: online citation management

RefWorks Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only ArticleLinker enabled
Online citation management licensed for all CUNY affiliates. Generate footnotes and bibliography in any writing style; organize citations and notes in your private library. RefShare allows document access for an invited group. 25 MB limit on individual file size; 5 GB individual account limit. RefWorks help guides, tutorials
Note: online citation management

Zotero Unrestricted Resource ArticleLinker enabled
Free Firefox extension that imports citations, allows note-taking, keyword searching, stores attachments; 100 MB without additional fee. Zotero 2.0 syncs articles saved on the Zotero server with any Firefox browser. Cut/paste formated citations and bibliography, or use Word and OpenOffice plug-ins. Zotero Video Tutorials

RefWorks, Zotero, EndNote Features Comparison Unrestricted Resource

E-Books

Chicago Manual of Style Online Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Full text of 15th edition available online to GC affiliates only. Includes quick guide, questions and answers, and additional tools.
Note: text of 15th ed.

Style Guides

APA Formatting & Style Guide Unrestricted Resource
From Purdue's online writing lab, a lengthy outline of style guide basics from the American Psychological Association. The full APA style guide is available in print book format only.

ASA Formatting & Style Guide Unrestricted Resource
From Purdue's online writing lab, an outline of American Sociological Association manuscript formatting, in-text citations, and formatting the references page.

APSA Formatting & Style Guide Unrestricted Resource
From the University of Wisconsin's writing center, an overview of the American Association of Political Science's style manual.

Associated Press Style Unrestricted Resource
From Purdue's online writing lab, a lengthy outline of AP basics.

Chicago Style Citation Quick Guide Unrestricted Resource
Abbreviated guide to the Chicago Manual of Style freely available.

ICMJE: International Committee of Medical Journal Editors Unrestricted Resource
Includes style guide and other writing guides. Required style for CUNY Doctor of Public Health program dissertations.

MLA Formatting & Style Guide Unrestricted Resource
From Purdue University's online writing lab, a lengthy outline of Modern Language Association style.

MLA Documentation & Style Guide Unrestricted Resource
From the University of Wisconsin's writing center, the Modern Language's Association writing guidelines, summarized.

Turabian Quick Guide Unrestricted Resource
Outline of Turabian style, based on the Chicago style.

Legal Citation Unrestricted Resource
Cornell University's introduction to legal citation.

Citing Government Documents Unrestricted Resource
Government documents can be more difficult to cite properly than standard books and journals.This short bibliography by Columbia University librarians suggests guides to government document citation formats.

BibMe Unrestricted Resource
Create MLA, APA, or Chicago style citations with ISBN, author, title. Format web sites, journals, videos, newspapers, and “other.” Save bibliography online then paste into a research paper.

Citation Machine Unrestricted Resource
Formats citations in APA, MLA, Turabian or Chicago writing style.

Publishing

Journal Citation Reports Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only
The number of articles published in journals indexed by the Web of Science and the number of citations to individual journals. This information may be viewed by journal name, subject, publisher, and country or territory. Be sure to choose science or social sciences before selecting a subject. Statistics are currently available for 2007 and 2008.
Note: Web of Science citation statistics

Video

MLA Hunter College Library online tutorial Unrestricted Resource

FAQs

APA Style FAQ Unrestricted Resource

MLA Style FAQ Unrestricted Resource