Cite While You Write is a plug-in for Microsoft Word. It allows you to create in-text citations and a bibliography as you write your paper.
To download the plug-in for Word:
To begin using Cite While You Write:
To learn more, watch the Cite While You Write tutorial.
RefWorks: Why Bother? video
RefWorks is a web-based tool that helps you manage citations, create bibliographies, and import references from databases. It can convert stored citations into formatted bibliographies. Formatting styles include APA, Chicago, and MLA.
Why RefWorks? Comparison chart with other bibliographic managers.
You can connect to RefWorks from the Libraries' home page. To store your citations, you are required to register with the site. Creating an account is free.
- Group Code: If you are prompted to login by first proving a subscriber group code, ask at a Reference Desk.
To generate a reference list, use the Bibliography menu and select your desired output style.
An extensive RefWorks Quick Start Guide is available for your convenience. Please refer to the RefWorks tutorial and RefWorks help pages for additional information on using RefWorks, and Ask a Librarian for more help with RefWorks.
The Alumni Program will provide lifelong access to users that are alumni of subscribing institutions. As long as an institution subscribes to RefWorks, alumni will have access, allowing them to continue using their personal research databases for future professional and academic endeavors.
To learn more about the Alumni Program, got to the FAQ.