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Citation styles

Ask your instructor which citation style to use for your paper or project.

Information on selected styles:

Is there a computer program that will help me cite my sources?

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Yes, Refworks allows you to create your own research file of citations and notes. You can also export citations into Refworks and format bibliography in various styles.

(Webster/Eden access only)

Note: you will need to sign up for an individual account the first time you log in to the database.

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Another product used by Webster University Library staff is Mendeley ( Mendeley is a free citation manager that allows users to organize PDFs, create bibliographies and in-text citations, collaborate with colleagues or classmates, and more.

What is a citation?

Citation is a way of acknowledging your sources of information through a combination of references and a list of works cited. Not properly citing information is considered plagiarism.

How do I cite the library's online databases?

Some citation guides ask you to provide a URL for certain resources . The URL for each of the library's databases can be found on our Alphabetical list of databases page.



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