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Citing Sources

Learn more about why we cite the sources we use, how to cite sources in a specific style, and strategies for avoiding plagiarism.

EndNote Basic

EndNote Basic is a web-based program that allows you to organize your sources (articles, books, images, etc.). No matter what Style you are using, the Word plug-in will correctly format in-text citations while you write a paper and the references in your bibliographies. Creating an account is free to to ISU students, faculty, and staff.

Benefits of EndNote Basic:

  • Add references directly from Web of Science and other online databases.
  • Access and use at any time and anywhere you have Internet access.
  • Organize references into groups or categories.
  • Create formatted reference lists in a variety of publishing styles.

Check out our online EndNote Basic help guide.

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