The Research Cycle – Citing your sources


Citing is an important part of the research process – you need to give credit to the authors of the sources you used! Keeping track of your articles can be messy. We suggest you consider using a reference manager program to manage your citations. Free examples include Zotero or Mendeley. Check out the help sheets to get started!

Zotero           Medeley

Citation Styles

There are many different citation styles at Brescia, and it is likely that your professor will tell you which one you should use for your assignment. We have made Citation Guides to all the citation styles used at Brescia.

Some journals will use title abbreviations. To learn interpreting or creating these, check out our Acronyms and Abbreviations page or our blog posting on journal abbreviations

Don’t forget – if you have questions about citations, ask a library staff member – we’re here to help!

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