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Citation Tools. Citations and References. A reference tells the reader where you found the information. A citation is a description about the reference that will allow readers to find the information. Is there a need?. To build a searchable library of references.

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citations and references
Citations and References
  • A reference tells the reader where you found the information.
  • A citation is a description about the reference that will allow readers to find the information.
is there a need
Is there a need?
  • To build a searchable library of references.
  • Allows the researcher to keep track of where and when you found the information.
what types of information can be organized
What types of information can be organized?
  • Full text articles
  • Images
  • Syllabi
  • Papers
  • Keywords
  • Search strategies
citation tools1
Citation Tools
  • They come in many formats:
    • Software
    • Online forms
    • Online websites
    • Browser extensions
    • Online sites
    • Tools created by publishers
what do they do
What do they do?
  • Put together the citations in the correct format
  • Connect to MS Word to aide in writing the paper.
what do i need to think about
What do I need to think about?
  • Where can I use it?
    • On the web?
    • Just on one machine?
    • Ease of use.
    • What kind of support will I receive from the creator/company?
    • Cost of purchase and updates.
will these tools take the place of knowing apa
Will these tools take the place of knowing APA?
  • Tools are not perfect
  • Must know APA to verify that the tool is citing correctly.
anything else
Anything else?
  • Find a tool that works well with your learning style.
  • Don’t starting using a tool the night before a paper is due.
  • Tools are set up for APA, but the Fischler style guide trumps APA.
apa style helper
APA-Style Helper

Who: APA

Cost: $34.95

Where: www.apa.org/software/

Issues: Does not work with Word 2007; Could not find trial version; Does not state if it is compatible with Vista.

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styleease for apa
StyleEase for APA

Who: StyleEase Software

Cost: $35.00

Where: www.styleEase.org

Issues: Does have trial software. Formats your paper. Must create references, can not import them from databases.

apa format wizard
APA Format Wizard

Who: Recipes for Word (R4W)

Cost: $34.99

Where: www.apaformatwizard.com

Issues: Could not find trial version. Formats your paper using paper wizard. Other wizards. Must create references, can not import them from databases.

citation wizard
Citation Wizard

Who: Wizards for Word

Cost: $25.95

Where: www.wizardsforword.com/citationwizard

Issues: Could not find trial version. Formats your paper using paper wizard. Must create references, can not import them from databases.

citation wizard1
Citation Wizard

Who: Wizards for Word

Cost: $25.95

Where: www.wizardsforword.com/citationwizard

Issues: Could not find trial version. Formats your paper using paper wizard. Must create references, can not import them from databases.

format ease
Format Ease

Who: Guilford Press

Cost: $32.95

Where: www.formatease.com

Issues: Could not find trial version. Centralized Reference List. Cust. Support. Not compatible with Word 2007

reference point software for apa
Reference Point Software for APA

Who: Reference Point Software

Cost: $32.95

Where: www.charm.net/~rps/products.htm

Issues: Could not find trial version. Ability to import references from databases. Customer support

dr paper
Dr. Paper

Who: The Write Direction

Cost: $19.99

Where: www.apastyle.net

Issues: Could not find trial version. Formats paper. Ability to create references, but not import references. Ability to create unlimited notecards.

citation 9
Citation 9

Who: The Write Direction

Cost: $99.00 (69.00 to upgrade from previous version

Where: www.citationonline.net

Issues: Trial version to download. Ability to create references, but not import references. Ability to create unlimited notecards.

knightcite
KnightCite
  • Created by a university www.calvin.edu/library/knightcite/index.php
  • Only creates citation.
  • APA 2007 not quite correct.
citation builder
Citation Builder
  • http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/lobo2/citationbuilder/citationbuilder.php
  • Only creates citation.
  • Not many information types to choose.
  • Does not include Electronic sources, except Websites.
  • Does not include APA 2007.
docscite
DocsCite
  • http://www.asu.edu/lib/hayden/govdocs/docscite/docscite.htm
  • Only creates citation.
  • Not many information types to choose.
  • Does not include APA 2007
ottobib
OttoBib
  • http://ottobib.com/
  • Only creates citation for books
  • Uses ISBN of the book to create citation.
son of citation machine
Son of Citation Machine
  • www.citationmachine.net
  • Only creates citation.
  • Also does in-text citation
  • APA 2007 not supported
databases
Databases
  • Proquest
  • WilsonWeb
  • Eric(CSA)
zotero
Zotero
  • Works only with Mozilla FireFox
  • Separately generates in-text cites and references.
  • Ability to import citations and create citations manually.
  • Other…..
endnote
EndNote
  • Creates in-text and references simultaneously.
  • Import References and create them manually