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 e.g. Harvard, APA and Vancouver is found here.
Reference management software
To simplify referencing management, there are several tools, reference management software, available. With them you can collect, organize and present your references. You won't need to write bibliographies/lists of references manually - the software will take care of that. As a student or employee at LiU, you have access to two of them:
There are also other options, three of those are:
What are the differences between the tools?
See here for a comparison of the tools RefWorks/EndNote/Zotero Features Comparison from University of Wisconsin Madison Libraries.
Questions about reference management? E-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reference management introductions
We offer introductions on RefWorks and EndNote Desktop on a regular basis.
If you are writing your theses and need help with reference management, we can offer you an introduction to RefWorks.
Book an introduction
If you are employees at LiU, we can visit you with a 15 min introduction to RefWorks.
Contact us at email@example.com.
Last updated: 2013-04-11