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RefWorks is an online citation management source. Set up an account and start your research.
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
Help with Writing
The actual writing process can be tough. Many students find that getting help and suggestions from their professors is the best direction to take. Another great resource available to F.S.U. students to get pointers on the writing process is CASA - the Center for Academic Support and Advising.
Basic Citation Information
Provides examples of how to cite books, articles, web sites, and other types of sources when writing a paper using the APA, Chicago, and MLA style formats. Scroll down for more citation help web sites.
Bibliographies & Works Cited Pages
Links to websites that contain rules and examples on how to do bibliographies or works cited lists in the APA, CSE (CBE), Chicago, MLA, Turabian, and other citation styles.
Citing Government Documents
Columbia University Libraries / US Government Documents - provides a more extensive lists of links that assists and guides a user who needs to cite different kinds of governmental documents.
Excelsior OWL APA Style
An award winning open education source offering multimedia support for reading, writing, & citing. The feature, APA Side by Side is particularly helpful.
APA & MLA Formatting and Style Guides at Purdue University
Useful examples of APA & MLA citation styles, but has been tied to a commercial product, the Citation Machine. Use with care - avoid using the Citation Machine due to privacy & tracking issues.
Print Style Guides at the Library