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Citation for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: Resources

Helping students and faculty incorporate more diversity, equity, and inclusion into their research using Libraries resources

Resources to Help With your Citation Practice!

Finding diverse voices can be the hardest part of citation justice! While collections of authors are beginning to emerge, one of the best ways to cite more diversely is networking. Try to follow researchers in your network who identify from a marginalized community and cite them in your own work! The resources below also help you find diverse sources in a variety of fields.

The best way to keep track of citations is by using a citation manager. There are several options, though we recommend using Zotero or Mendeley as both of these tools are free. Many faculty also use EndNote, which has a free web-based version, but the stand alone can be expensive.

For tutorials on how to use citation managers please check out the Research Guide listed below.

For additional help, please contact your subject specialist.

Auditing citations throughout the writing process is crucial to ensuring a diversity of perspectives is included in your bibliography. Using the tools linked below will help you measure the diversity in your list.

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