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RefWorks is a tool designed to import references from multiple databases and automatically format your papers and bibliographies in a variety of style guides, including Chicago, MLA and APA.
- To access RefWorks, enter your personal login name and password. First time users need to sign up for an individual account.
- For tips on how to import citations into RefWorks from different vendors/databases, go here.
- Make sure you turn off any pop-up blockers
A separate tool you can download from within RefWorks is Write-N-Cite. It works within WORD and allows you to cite references within your paper. If you open it from the desktop icon or the Start menu, it will automatically open a copy of Word for you.
A Word of Caution! Always verify that the output from RefWorks matches the latest requirements of the style. Also check for missing data in the output.
See RefWorks tutorial for more information.
Chicago Manual of Style
For this course, you will be using the Chicago Manual of Style to cite your sources. Check out the following online resources for using Chicago Style:
Chicago Manual of Style Online
Call Number: Electronic Resource
The Chicago Manual of Style Online is completely searchable and easy to use, providing quick answers to your style and editing questions. The Q&A content is fully searchable along with the content of The Chicago Manual of Style. The Chicago Manual of Style Online also provides convenient Tools, such as sample forms, letters, and style sheets.