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Citation resources for APA style
Citation style guides
A citation style guide describes a specific way of citing materials (books, articles, websites, etc.), in your paper. There are many difference style guides to choose from. Check with your instructor to see which guide you need to follow.
Search the Library's catalogue to find authoritative manuals on how to cite properly.
Reference management software supported by Waterloo
RefWorks allows users to create their own personal citation database easily and quickly by importing references from text files or online databases. Users can use these references in writing their papers and automatically formatting bibliographies.
Other reference managers
Open source, desktop based software which works really well with the BibTeX file format.
This free Elsevier product offers web based and desktop options (premium accounts are available).
Desktop and web based software for Mac or Windows which allows you annotate, share, and store.
Open source software that offers free accounts (although you can upgrade for more storage). Allows easy capturing of web pages, PDF metadata, and database search results.