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GEOG 315: Explanation & Understanding in Geography - Spring 2024: Cite & Organize Sources

Use a Citation Manager

Zotero is a software tool that can help you collect, manage, cite and share your citations and sources. Zotero works with word processing programs to automatically format your citations in APA. It comes in the form of a browser extension or software that lives on your desktop.

  • Zotero Quick Start Guide provides robust documentation including short how-to videos and user-driven message boards. 


  • Still want some help using Zotero? Make an appointment with a Zotero specialist in the Research Commons.

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Citing Your Sources in Harvard

You will use Harvard style to cite sources and create a bibliography. Remember to always double-check your formatting, even if you are using an automatic generator (like Zotero). 

For example citations consult this Harvard Citation Style guide.