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Biological Sciences: Cite/Write


EndNote is a web-based tool that allows you to store and manage your research sources, and helps you create citations in the style of your choosing (MLA, APA, etc.).

EndNote accounts are free for Meredith College students, faculty and staff.  

For more information:


Zotero is a free tool for managing your references, and creating citations and bibliographies in Microsoft Word.  It involves two components: the Zotero program itself, and a browser add-on for adding items to your Zotero library.

For more information, see our Zotero 101 guide.

Citing Sources

Consult with your professor to determine which style you should use for any paper or project. These print and online style guides give examples of citing sources in the text, bibliography or reference list of your paper. For help, ask for assistance at the Meredith College Learning Center.

APA (American Psychological Association)

MLA (Modern Language Association)

CMS (Chicago Manual of Style)

ACS (American Chemical Society)

CSE (Council of Science Editors)

AMA (American Medical Association) or NLM (National LIbrary of Medicine)

NARA (National archives of the United States

  • NARA - An eBook: Citing Records in the National Archives of the United States

Additional Citation and Style Resources

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