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Chicago/Turabian Citation Resources
What's the difference?
"Turabian is a kind of citation involving either footnotes or endnotes. For the most part, it is a condensed version of the Chicago stylebook written especially for student writers." Hollins University Writing Center
- FREE! And not tied to an institutional subscription or purchased license.
- A research tool that helps users collect and organize sources.
- An open-source program that can be downloaded as a browser extension for Firefox, Chrome, and Safari and as a standalone program that works with Windows, Mac, or Linux systems.
For many major databases and websites, the program can tell when a list of books or articles is displayed by showing an icon in the address bar, so citation information can be saved with just a few clicks.
Zotero can help you:
- Annotate and organize research results, including video.
- Save information about a reference, including author, title, and other publication information.
- Create libraries and save searches, and share collections with other people.
- Attach files, links, notes, and PDFs to records.
- Store a screenshot of a web page.
- Export information as formatted citations in word processing programs (Word, Open Office, Google Docs).
- Tag and sort records and perform advanced searches.
- View records in personal collection when offline.
- Cite records in any language.
To get started: https://www.zotero.org/
To use Zotero, you must create an account:
Download Zotero Standalone OR Zotero Firefox extension, then follow prompts to create account. Make note of your account information below for future reference.
Set up a Refworks account to keep track of the article and books your discover in databases.
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