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FYSE 1050 Filling in the Blanks

How and Why to Cite

MLA Style

Detailed Explanations and Examples from the Citation Guide:

Citation Tools - Zotero


Zotero will automatically generate bibliographies and format your research papers in any of hundreds of styles including MLA, APA, Chicago, and Turabian. Zotero is easy to learn and has exciting features. 

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Citation Help

When you use the words, ideas, or creations of someone else, cite them. To make it easier to keep track of your sources, try a citation tool like Zotero. Not sure how to properly format your citations? Citation styles (MLA, APA, Chicago) give you detailed guidelines. The citation style you use will depend on the discipline, journal, or course for which you are writing. 

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Using Sources

Creating Annotated Bibliographies with Zotero

Only 2 styles automatically format annotated bibliographies:

APA 6th edition (annotated bibliography with abstract)
Chicago Manual of Style 16th edition (note, annotated bibliography)

You may need to add these styles to Zotero (choose "get additional styles" under Edit – Preferences – Cite tab)
Put the annotation in “extra” field.  Example of what an annotated bibliography entry looks like from go/chicago.

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