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Writing & Citing in Engineering: Research & Writing Tools

Quick Citation Generators

ProQuest and Ebsco databases will also format the citations for you when you save or print them.

Preparing your dissertation for online repositories

Citation/Bibliography Tools

Web-based personal citation databases and bibliography creators:

Import, store, and share research citations and automatically format bibliographies into whatever style needed (APA, MLA, Chicago, and many more)

Research Tools

Libx Toolbar

  • LibX is a browser plugin for Firefox that provides direct access to your library's resources from any web page. A plugin for the Chrome browser should be available later this year.

Alerts in Databases

  • Save searches to run at a future date
  • Set up Auto Alerts (a saved search that is run whenever the database is updated; the results are emailed to you).

Alerts in MERLIN for Books/DVDs

Set Up Your MERLIN Reading History

Engineering Librarian

Noel Kopriva
Engineering Library
W2001 Lafferre Hall

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