There are hundreds of citation styles, please verify the citation format that your professor expects you to use. The most common citation format for the social sciences is the American Psychological Association (APA). Please see the APA Style Citation LibGuide created by the UTEP Library or the APA LibGuide created by Zayed University Library for more information. You can also view the APA Style Tutorial created by APA or the Purdue OWL: APA Guide by Purdue Online Writing Lab.
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!