Collected on this page are various resources that can assist you in writing papers, using citation formats and managing your citations.
Purdue OWL (Purdue Online Writing Lab)
Links to over 200 online writing resources and instructional material resources put together by the English Department at Purdue University to support student's and faculty writing and teaching of writing efforts
Washington College Writing Center
“Writing Resources” from the Washington College Writing Center
Links to resources available on the Web. Includes “Practical Advice,” “Grammar and Mechanics,” “Documentation and Research,” and a source for classic reference texts
University of Richmond Writers Web
Writing advice by discipline, stages in writing process, and numerous other topics.
APA style asssistance from the American Psychological Association
APA Reference Style Guide
From Northern Michigan University - Examples reflect the 6th edition, 2nd printing (© 2010) of the Publication Manual; APA Style Guide to Electronic References, 6th ed. (© 2012); and APA Style
Direct link to Purdue OWL APA format section
Sample AMA References
From the NIH, examples of how to create references like PubMed
International Committee of Medical Journal Editors
Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly work in Medical Journals.
Citing Medicine provides assistance to authors in compiling lists of references for their publications, to editors in revising such lists, to publishers in setting reference standards for their authors and editors, and to librarians and others in formatting bibliographic citations.
Landmark's Son of Citation Machine
Citation Machine is an interactive web tool designed to assist high school, college, and university students, properly cite intellectual content pulled from other sources.
An interactive web tool to assist students format paper citations to properly cite intellectual content pulled from other sources.
BibMe is a free automatic citation creator that supports MLA, APA, Chicago, and Turabian formatting. BibMe leverages external databases to quickly fill citation information for you. BibMe will then format the citation information and compile a bibliography according to the guidelines of the style manuals. If you prefer, you can enter your citation information manually. BibMe also features a citation guide that provides students with the style manuals' guidelines for citing references.
Attribution Builders help faculty to easily determine and add the appropriate Creative Commons license to Open Educational Materials. The Creative Commons license defines how the material can be used, and is required for the material to be considered OER. Use of another's work requires attribution.
Open Attribution Builder
This is a tool to help you build attributions. Click the About box to learn more. As you fill out the form, the app automatically generates the attribution for you.
Creative Commons Attribution
A Creative Commons license is one of several public copyright licenses that enable the free distribution of an otherwise copyrighted "work". A CC license is used when an author wants to give other people the right to share, use, and build upon a work that they have created.
EndNote is a reference management software that allows you to search databases for citations, import citations, store and organize your citations, create bibliographies and share with up to 14 others (all users must pay for the software). There is a free, basic version of EndNote available that has limited storage and does not allow sharing files with colleagues.
Refworks is a reference management software that is designed to help researchers gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies. All users must pay for access to the software. There does not appear to be a free version of this software.
A largely free reference management software that allows notations in PDF files. Captures, stores, imports, exports and organizes citations. One free collaborating group of 3 allowed, more with paid subscription.
A completely free, (up to 300 MB) open-source reference management software developed and owned by George Mason University. Collects, organizes, cites and shares research sources. Allows unlimited collaboration.
Further Information on Citation Management Software
Wikipedia has a nice table comparing numerous citation/reference manager software programs