For in-depth description of citation styles and software, check out our Citation Resources LibGuide.
Citation Style Manuals
These books are all available in the main level reference section of Lavery Library, and copies are also available on the upper level, which may be checked out.
- AMA Style: AMA Manual of Style, R119 .A533 2007
- APA Style: Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, BF76.7 .P83 2010b
- Chicago Style: Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, LB2369 .T8 2007
- CSE Style: Scientific style and format : the CSE manual for authors, editors, and publishers, T11 .S386 2006
- MLA Style: MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, LB2369 .G53 2009
Websites and Tools
Zotero is a free research tool that helps you gather, organize, and analyze sources (citations, full texts, web pages, images, and other objects), and lets you share the results of your research. It works via a browser add-on for Firefox (beta versions with less functionality are available for Chrome and Safari), and it also has a web version with which you can access and add to your reference library. Read more on the Zotero tab of the Citations LibGuide.
EndNote Web is a Web-based reference organizer and collaboration tool. Create a login using your St. John Fisher College email address, and you can collect and organize references, create a formatted bibliography, and collaborate with colleagues and students. Read more on the EndNote Web tab of the Citations LibGuide.
NoodleBib Express will ask you questions regarding the citation style and source you are using, help you select the proper format and generate a citation using the information you provide to copy and paste into your document.