Environmental Science Research Guide:Citation Help

A guide to research materials in environmental science, ecology, environmental engineering and related fields.

How to Cite Your Sources

Different disciplines require different citation styles.  Examples are APA, MLA, Chicago, Turabian, etc.  APA from the American Psychological Association is probably the style you will use in Education.

Citation Management Tools

Citation Management Tools, or Citation Management Software, aim to make your research life easier. Using these tools, you can:

  • track your research
  • download citations and articles from a number of websites or databases
  • store and organize your citations
  • annotate articles
  • format citations to include within your paper
  • easily share your references with other researchers

There are a number of tutorials on the web that can help you navigate utilizing these resources. You can find a few videos and links provided below:

The videos below are playlists. To browse or access other videos in the list, click on the icon located in the upper left corner of the video box (three horizontal lines with a "play" arrow pointing towards the right).

Citation Guide

Writing Center

The CASA Writing Center can help with any type of writing at all stages of the writing process!

The Writing Center can help:

  • brainstorm ideas
  • outline your paper
  • organize your argument
  • use the clearest language possible
  • check your technical style (APA/MLA/Chicago)
  • identify and correct grammatical errors and look for patterns
  • revise your own paper
  • edit, format, and proofread your own paper

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