Citations are key to participating in the scholarly community. They are a way to converse with other scholars, but they also:
Print copies of the Chicago Manual of Style and the MLA Handbook are available on reserve in the Collins Library. Ask for them by call number at the Circulation Desk. Additionally, there are many great online sites that will assist you in interpreting and utilizing the manual. Here are a few good ones to be aware of.
Chicago Manual of Style - Access to the entire contents of the Chicago Manual of Style (16th ed.)
Examples of MLA Style Guide
RefWorks is an online knowledge management, writing and collaboration tool designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies.
Why should you use RefWorks? There are both practical and more conceptual advantages: