Citing Sources using RefWorks and Other Citation Management Tools Library LibLearn 10.14.09
Why Cite? To become a more mature thinker To recreate a sense of lively debate and to establish intellectual context To give credit where it’s due To lead us to further research From Yale University’s Writing Center http://www.yale.edu/bass/writing/sources/why.html
Free Citation Managers EbscoHost’s MyEbscoHost account – virtual home for citations; other database vendors have similar accounts. Citeulike http://www.citeulike.org/ - social networking citation manager Connotea http://www.connotea.org/ - for researchers, clinicians, scientists; from Nature Publishing Group. Zotero http://www.zotero.org/ - Firefox extension; collect, manage, cite sources.
Resources The Writing Guide by CASA http://www.framingham.edu/casa/WritingGuide/index.html Diana Hacker’s Research and Documentation http://www.dianahacker.com/resdoc/ The Owl at Purdue: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/557/01/ Duke University’s Citing Sources: http://library.duke.edu/research/citing/ 7 things you should know about Zotero http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7041.pdf