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Citation Management Tools
Citation management tools allow you to collect, organize, and format your references. Some available tools include:
The gold-standard of citation management, this desktop tool is available for purchase from the UF Bookstore at a discounted rate for UF students, staff & faculty. Synchronizes with your EndNote Web account so that citations can be added remotely.
Also known as EndNote Basic or EndNote Online, this web-based resource is available with free registration through the UF Libraries. Import citations directly from many databases.
Elsevier's free citation management software has a free downloadable desktop version, and also offers the ability to upload, read and annotate PDFs, as well as a browser extension for Chrome to easily import citations.
SciWheel (Formerly F1000)
Sciwheel offers the same features of many citation managers, including a browser extension, the ability to read and annotate PDFs, as well as article suggestions based on your collection of saved citations. You must be connected to the UF Network when you first create your account.
Firefox extension available for free download that enables collection and tagging of research in various formats through your web browser.
Writing and Citation Style Guides
All of the resources below are freely accessible electronically by UF students, staff and faculty:
Cite Right: a Quick Guide to Citation Styles--MLA, APA, Chicago, the Sciences, Professions, and More by
Publication Date: 2010-01-10
Lipson explains the main citation styles students and researchers are likely to encounter in their academic work: Chicago; MLA; APA; CSE (biological sciences); AMA (medical sciences); ACS (chemistry, mathematics, and computer science); physics, astrophysics, and astronomy;" Bluebook" and ALWD (law); and AAA (anthropology and ethnography). His discussions of these styles are presented simply and clearly with examples drawn from a wide range of source types crossing all disciplines, from the arts and humanities to science, law, and medicine. Based on deep experience in the academic trenches, "Cite Right" is an accessible, one-stop resource--a must-have guide for students and researchers alike who need to prepare citations in any of the major disciplines and professional studies.
AMA Manual of Style by
Publication Date: 2007-03-15
For decades indispensable, the AMA Manual of Style continues to provide editorial support to the medical and scientific publishing community. The 10th edition of the AMA Manual of Style brings this definitive manual into the 21st century with a broadened international perspective. More than a style manual, this 10th edition offers invaluable guidance on how to navigate the dilemmas that authors and researchers and their institutions, medical editors and publishers, and members of the news media who cover scientific research confront in a society that has thrust these issues center stage.
Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)
This resource, revised according to the 6th edition, second printing of the APA manual, offers examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference page.
UF Libraries Style Guide Portal
Provides links to a variety style guides for print and online resources.
Citation Style Wizard
A step-by-step walkthrough that formats citations into APA format.
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