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Citation Style Guides
Online Citation Style Guides: Links to sites with guides for Chicago, APA and Turabian style citations.
MSU Libraries also has a complete collection of the major citation manuals in print.
Citation Management Software
Citation management tools allow you to create, manage, organize and share personal and/or group collections of citations and references. They will also automatically format references and bibliographies.
Using a citation management tool is highly recommended to help you increase productivity and manage your research.
I am part of the MSU Libraries' Mendeley training teams. Please contact me if you have questions about these tools.
MSU Libraries Workshops
Free introductory workshops to EndNote, EndNote Web, Mendeley and Zotero.
Endnote and Endnote Web
EndNote is a desktop-based citation management software program. Endnote Web is a web-based citation management program that can be used alone or together with Endnote.
Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network.
Zotero is a free open-source citation management tool developed by the Center for New Media at George Mason University. The most stable version works as an extension of the Firefox web browser.