How do I cite my work?
Here are some Wesleyan-created documents addressing citation queries.
"Citing Archival Documents - A Short Guide," Wesleyan University Library
"Citing Sources," Special Collections and Archives
"Citing What You Find, The Road to Research," Wesleyan University Library
"Finding Information on the Web: Citing What You Find," Wesleyan University Library
If you know of another great Wesleyan Web page that deals with citing work, please send it to us.
EndNote is a software program that allows you to search online bibliographic databases, organize references, images and PDFs, build figure lists, and create bibliographies using many different reference styles.
Where Can I Find EndNote?
- EndNote is available on most campus Macs and PCs.
- Wesleyan students and faculty can download a free copy of EndNote from ITS.
- Check our EndNote tutorial for information on finding and using EndNote.
For further assistance:
- Kendall Hobbs, Reference and Instruction Librarian, Olin Library, 685-3962 firstname.lastname@example.org
Zotero offers another way to track and compile references, manage citations and produce bibliographic sheets. It is Web based, so you can access your bibliography from any computer.
Where Can I Find Zotero?
- Zotero is a free Firefox extension that will work on your Mac and your PC. Go to their Web site to find out how to use it and why you'll want to http://www.zotero.org/
- Or talk to Kendall Hobbs, Reference and Instruction Librarian, Olin Library, 685-3962 or email@example.com
- APA (American Psychological Association) style: See the useful "APA Research Style Crib Sheet" by Russ Dewey, Georgia Southern University. There are many APA links on Dr. Dewey's "APA Style Resources" page. Both pages are linked to his "Psych Web Home Page." Or, see APA's Publication Manual, (5th edition).Broad Street Books can get a copy for you, or check Amazon or another bookstore.
MLA (Modern Language Association) style: The OWL at Purdue hosts a nice resource, "MLA Formatting and Style Guide" written by Jennifer Liethen Kunka, Joe Barbato, Dave Neyhart, Erin E. Karper and Karl Stolley. All MLA guidelines come from Joseph Gibaldi's MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (now in its 6th edition). There is a copy in Olin's reference room on the first floor, call number LB2369 .G53 2003b, or you can pick up a copy at Broad Street Books, Amazon,etc.
- ASA (American Sociological Association) style: Here's a link straight to the source.
- CSE (Council of Science Editors) style: The CSE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers seventh edition has just been published. You can ask for it at Broad Street Books, Amazon or another bookstore, or see Washington University's "Style Guide for Bibliographies and Footnotes" which cribs the sixth edition.
- Turabian style: Turabian refers to Kate Turabian's A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, sixth edition, University of Chicago Press, 1996. You can get a copy Broad Street Books, Amazon, or your favorite bookstore. A nice Turabian style guide can be found on the University of Georgia Libraries' "Research Guide."
For assistanceLibrary Reference Desk firstname.lastname@example.org, ext. 3873
Kendall Hobbs, Reference and Instruction Librarian, Olin Library, 685-3962 email@example.com
Interlibrary Loan Office Ill@wesleyan.edu, ext. 3876 (for help finding a book outside the Wesleyan libraries)
Trevor West, Library Assistant - Acquisitions, firstname.lastname@example.org, ext. 3834 (to ask the library to purchase a book)
Eunjoo Lee, Access Services Librarian, email@example.com, ext. 3454 (for questions about the e-reserve system or the Copyright Clearance Center)
For more information
United States Copyright Office http://www.copyright.gov/
The Teach Act Toolkit: NCSU Libraries http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/scc/legislative/teachkit/
Copyright on Campus http://www.copyrightoncampus.com/
Education World http://www.education-world.com/a_curr/curr280e.shtml
Internet Archive http://www.archive.org/texts/bookmobile.php#thebookmobile
Project Gutenberg http://www.gutenberg.org/
Internet Public Library: Books http://www.ipl.org/div/books/
CCC's Using Course Management Systems http://www.copyright.com/media/pdfs/Using-Course-Management-Systems.pd
Creative Commons http://creativecommons.org/
Creative Commons search http://search.creativecommons.org/
United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural organization's Copyright pagehttp://portal.unesco.org/culture/en/ev.php-URL_ID=12313&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html
Web Law FAQ http://www.patents.com/weblaw.htm
Chilling Effects http://www.chillingeffects.org/
Russell, C. (2004) Complete Copyright, An Everyday Guide for Librarians. American Library Association.
Stim, R. (2004) Getting permission, how to license & clear copyrighted materials online & off. Berkeley, Nolo
Butler, R. P. (2004). Copyright for teachers and librarians. New York, Neal-Schuman Publishers.
Crews, K. D. (2000). Copyright essentials for librarians and educators. Chicago, IL, American Library Association.
Vaidhyanathan, S. (2001). Copyrights and copywrongs: the rise of intellectual property and how it threatens creativity. New York, New York University Press.