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Save and Organize Your References
EndNote Web (free to UU students, faculty and staff)
allows you to:
--Import references from hundreds of online databases and organize a library of references in many languages
--Store up to 10,000 records per EndNote Web account
--Edit reference—add notes, keywords—modify any field
--Cite While You Write™ in Microsoft Word (requires plug-in) to insert references and format papers instantly
--Use over 2,300 publishing styles to format citations.
Many instructors require students to create citations for a bibliographies and to write and format a paper according to a particular style. The most common style in the social sciences is the APA style, created by the American Psychological Association. Another style often used in the social sciences is the Chicago style, created by the University of Chicago Press. Information on both styles is listed below.
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (print)
Several APA style manuals are available at the Knowledge Commons Desk to check out for one week. One copy is only available for use in the library.
Although the complete APA style manual is not available online, many organizations and idividuals have created Web sites with helpful information about the APA style. Below are several of the best. Note that the second and the last links include a sample paper in APA style.
Available Online & in the Knowledge Commons
Chicago Manual of Style
Call Number: Z253 .U69 2010
The Chicago Manual of Style Online
Also includes the popular Chicago Style Q&A and the Quick Guide for "clear examples of how to use Chicago-style citation" and "provides convenient tools such as sample forms, letters, and style sheets".
Helpful Web sites from two universities about Chicago style.