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WRIT 3160: Advanced Writing: Social Sciences Research Guide


If you're using citations from databases, the library catalog or citation generators, make sure you check your citations to see that they are in the correct format.

Citation managers like Zotero and Mendeley can help you keep track of the sources you gather for your assignment. You can add PDF copies of articles, links to websites. They also can help to formulate citations.


Zotero logoAbout Zotero

Zotero is a standalone software program that works with Firefox, Chrome and Safari. It allows users to:

  • Create a databases of citations by easily selecting items from your browser
  • Attach and organize your PDFs
  • Sync your database to the cloud
  • Share group libraries with others
  • Create bibliographies in a variety of styles

Plagiarism: What It Is and How to Avoid It

Learn how to recognize and avoid plagiarism.

UMD Academic Integrity Policy

Find out about  University of Minnesota Duluth policies and practices related to academic integrity.