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Finding Data: Citing Data

Citing Data

Data citation is becoming more and more straightforward, but there are still some things that make citing data different than citing other types of information. Below are some resources for learning how to format data citations. If you have any questions about data citation contact a librarian for help. 

Online Style Guides

Use Zotero

Citation management is key to your success as a student. The tool Zotero can help you with all your citation management needs

What is Zotero?

Zotero is a citation management tool that is available as a stand-alone program or an extenstion of the Firefox browser: 

  • Create a personal database of references
  • Import references from multiple databases
  • Organize and manage references
  • Store and organize article PDFs
  • Share references
  • Access your library from any computer (set-up required)
  • Format bibliographies 

For more about citing