Cite and refer
The aim of references and bibliographies is to let your readers find your sources.
There are several ways of citing and referencing sources and many styles to choose from. A few of the most popular, for example Harvard, APA and Vancouver, can be found on our webpage about citation styles.
Reference management software
To simplify referencing management, there are several reference management software solutions available. With this kind of software, you can collect, organize and present your references. You won't need to write bibliographies or lists of references manually - the software will take care of that.
Here are a few alternatives:
Which reference management software should I choose?
Students: The library recommends Mendeley for students, due to its ability to easily and accurately import references and insert them in the text. Linköping University Library offers introductions and support in Mendeley to both students and employees at Linköping University.
Employees: The library recommends EndNote Desktop for employees, due to its more advanced features. Linköping University Library offers introductions and support in EndNote Desktop only to employees at Linköping University.
Questions and answers
We have put together a Questions and Answers page about citing and referring.
Questions about reference management? E-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reference management introductions
We offer introductions in reference management software EndNote Desktop (only for LiU employees) and Mendeley (for both LiU employees and students).
If you are writing your theses and need help with reference management, we can offer you an introduction to a reference management software.
Book an introduction
If you are employed at LiU, we can visit you, and give you a 15 minute introduction to a reference management software.
Contact us at email@example.com.
Last updated: Wed Jun 14 07:47:15 CEST 2017