RefWorks can be used to create and organize a personalized database of bibliographic references imported from text files and online databases, or inputted by hand.
It formats both references and manuscript into various writing styles, such as MLA, APA, Chicago, Turabian, IEEE, and more.
As a UTEP student you can create a RefWorks account that will be active even after you graduate.
To learn more about RefWorks visit the RefWorks research guide!
Zotero is a citation tool that helps users collect and organize sources.
It is a free, open-source program that can be downloaded as a browser extension for Firefox, Chrome, and Safari and as a standalone program that works with Windows, Mac, or Linux systems.
For more information about Zotero visit our Zotero research guide!
The Online Writing Lab from Purdue University is an outstanding resource for aiding you when you are having citation troubles. Oftentimes if the citation examples in your MLA manual are too confusing, or if there are not enough of them, OWL will likely offer a simpler easier to understand explanation and more examples of specific citation types.