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HDV 400 -- Human Development Seminar

Course Guide for Research Designs and Applications in Human Development

Citation Building Tools

Use these tools to format your reference list citations in APA, Chicago, or MLA styles. Check the accuracy of these citations (e.g. capitalization, indentation, etc.) using a citation guide.

Citation Managers

  • Zotero
    • Browser-based (Firefox only) and desktop citation manager. You can also share folders with other Zotero users. It works with Microsoft Word as well.
    • Account: Zotero is free and open-source, but you do need an account.
    • Help tutorials from Zotero.
    • Penfield Library Zotero Guide
    • NOTE: If you are using Chrome on a campus computer, you will need to download the plug-in and restart Chrome.
  • Mendeley
    • Web-based and desktop-based citation manager that collects your sources in one place. You can create groups to share resources and export your bibliography. It can also sync with Microsoft Word. Mendeley has a more social feeling than Zotero.
    • Account: Mendeley is free, but you do need an account.
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