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  • Use RefWorks

    RefWorks allows you to keep track of citations and automatically generate a bibliography a variety of citation styles.

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  • Cite in MLA style

    The Modern Language Association (MLA) style is the most common citation style for referencing sources within academic disciplines such as the liberal arts and humanities. MLA citation style features parenthetical citations within the text of the work with an alphabetical list of references added to the end.

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  • Cite in Chicago Turabian style

    The Chicago Manual of Style, sometimes referred to as Chicago Turabian style, provides two documentation systems: the notes and bibliography style and the author-date style.

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  • Cite in AMA style

    The complete 10th edition of the AMA Manual of Style can be accessed online by current UIC students, faculty and staff. The manual can be accessed from off-campus using your NetID and password.

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  • Get help with writing, style and citations

    The UIC Library has resources to help you with writing, style and citations. You can also visit the UIC Writing Center for help with writing, or contact a librarian for help using citation management tools to produce bibliographies.

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  • Cite in APA style

    APA (American Psychological Association) style is most commonly used to cite sources in the social sciences. Here are resources to get you started using APA style.

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  • Use Mendeley

    Mendeley is a free citation manager and an academic social network. You can use it to organize your references and PDFs, collaborate on group projects, find relevant literature, network with colleagues and assess your research impact. Mendeley also formats references into a variety of citation styles. You can download it to your computer or access it on the web from any location.

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  • What is a DOI and how do I use them in citations?

    A DOI, or Digital Object Identifier, is a string of numbers, letters and symbols used to permanently identify an article or document and link to it on the web. A DOI will help your reader easily locate a document from your citation. Think of it like a Social Security number for the article you’re citing — it will always refer to that article, and only that one.

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  • Use EndNote

    EndNote is a citation management software program you install to your personal computer. You can use EndNote to create and organize your own personal database of references, format references into a variety of citation styles and even sync with Microsoft Word to insert and format citations as you write a paper. EndNote Basic is a free, web browser-based version that allows you to import and format citations from any computer. Compare the features of EndNote and EndNote Basic.

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  • Cite in ICMJE style

    Get official guidance on ICMJE (International Committee of Medical Journal Editors) style from the online guide Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals. Produced by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors, this guide is only available online. You may also download it in PDF format.

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