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Organize, annotate, and cite your sources

Citation software (Zotero)

Cloud storage

Citation/export in library databases

Use the citation and/or export function in library databases for temporary lists and bulk exporting. Always export citations to an independent system for longer-term storage and organization, whether Zotero, email, Word document, Google doc, or whatever works for you.

  • use the quotation-mark icon to format the citation in MLA, APA, or Chicago style
  • use the pin icon to save records so you can export them in bulk to your email or to Zotero
EBSCO databases
  • use "my folder" and the folder icon
Other library databases
  • look for "folder," "save," or "reading list"

Writing with sources: style guides & manuals

Preferred methods and practices

Citation & writing styles: MLA, Chicago, APA

Learn more about writing with sources: Harvard resources