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Journalism: Citations & Bibliography

Citing Sources

The primary reasons for citing sources in a research paper are to give credit to the authors whose work you have drawn upon and to allow readers to track down your sources, should they wish to do so.

There are many style guides for formatting citations and creating bibliographies. See the box at the right for tools to help you format citations and bibliographies.

RefWorks

RefWorks

RefWorks is an online research management, writing, and collaboration tool designed to help researchers gather, manage, store, and share information and generate citations and bibliographies. Note: If you are asked for a Group Code when using Write-n-Cite, ask us. The code can be sent only to Georgetown email addresses.

Citation Guides

Citation Managers

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