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Citing and Writing
Create your own citations in MLA or APA with the Auraria Library's citation generation tool.
Purdue OWL: APA Format
Provides an excellent overview of major citation styles. It has examples of many of the most frequently cited material such as journal articles, websites, edited books, online articles, government resources, and much more.
APA Style Blog
Have a special type of resource and can't figure out how to cite it? Search here for the type of resource. The blog includes blog entries about the DSM-5, DOIs (digial object identifiers), citing yourself, citing government documents, and much more!
Writing the Scientific Paper (CSU)
This guide from CSU has helpful information on writing research papers in the sciences, including a section on Achieving the Scientific Voice.
Citation Management Software
Citation management software allows you to organize your citations by topic, class, or project and then quickly create a bibliography or cite a source within your paper.
Organize, manage, and cite your references online. This version is free to Auraria Campus students, faculty, and staff. May also be called EndNote Online or EndNote Basic. There is no software to install.
If you are not affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver, you can purchase EndNote 20.
Free reference manager and academic social network. Make your own fully-searchable library in seconds, cite as you write, and read and annotate your PDFs on any device.
A free product that can help you manage and format your citations. It is a Firefox plug-in. Download the plug-in and start uploading citations.
Comparison of Reference (Citation) Management Software
This Wikipedia article offers a more complete listing and comparison of citation management software.
Citation Managers Comparison Chart
Compares EndNote Desktop, EndNote Basic, Mendeley, and Zotero. From the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries.
Research Guides about Citation Management Software