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Earth Sciences

Citation Management with Zotero

To keep track of citations for your papers you might want to try zotero.  It has many different tools that allow you to keep track, organize, share, and cite research. It is always free to use. Once your time with Brock is complete you will always have access to your Zotero account. A more extensive list of citation management tools including Zotero can be found here

Lots of new citation management tools including Citation MachinebibmeAPA Referencing GeneratorEasyBib, but these don't convert for earth science or other more science-friendly styles. 

Download Zotero

Fast becoming one of the most used, free, online citation management tool among many new products! Register for an online account here, install Zotero as a free standalone application here , select different styles to import here, consult this UNC Library video here, add a Word plugin to allow you to do intext citing here, add the Zotfile plugin to help manage your PDFs here, watch a video on Working with PDFs here, and consult this NorthWestern Library guide for tips here or watch basic Zotero how to videos here.

Writing Resources

Consult the Library's Writing and Citing resources to learn more about how to use a citation management database to track, build, edit and manage bibliographies, save and organize documents.

Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) A current and comprehensive guide to writing including how to reference and cite most often used citation styles.