Citing and Writing
APA 7th Edition
APA 6th Edition
AMA 11th Edition
National Library of Medicine
RefWorks is available through Laupus Library’s institutional subscription. References can be arranged in folders to easily share with others. The Find IT! button permits linking to the articles in the bibliography, and PDFs can be uploaded. Tools include a RefGrab-It button to capture citation details and a Word plug-in for creating in-text citations. Bibliographies are easily generated, and users can choose from hundreds of styles or create their own.
Use the “Save to Flow” button to capture citation details and fulltext copies of articles. It is possible to highlight lines and/or add sticky notes to the PDF articles. Additional tools include a Word add-on and a Google Docs add-on for in-text citations.
Zotero is an easy-to-use PDF and citation manager. Zotero is available in both a web-based and a desktop version and is notable for two reasons: 1) ease of importing citations; and 2) the social features which permit users to form groups and share citations quickly and easily with others. A Word plug-in enables easy citing while you write, and more than 6,000 citation styles are available
Mendely is an easy-to-use reference manager that will sync your PDF library across its Web version, your desktop version, and your iPad version. Features include: uploading PDFs and arranging them in folders, sharing citations with others, forming and joining groups, and viewing other Mendeley users’ profiles. Mendeley also has a Word plug-in that will generate in-text citations.
EndNote Basic is a citation manager similar to RefWorks. It works best as a companion to your personal desktop purchase of EndNote*, especially for importing files of references.
*ECU Libraries does not have a campus license to EndNote.
Professional Writing Consultation
Our Professional Writing Consultation service assists faculty writers from Brody School of Medicine, Allied Health Sciences, Nursing, Dental Medicine, and Laupus Library with projects such as peer-reviewed articles, grant proposals, conference presentations, and other scholarly writing projects.
University Writing Center
The UWC is available to students, faculty, and staff to work with prepared undergraduate and graduate writing consultants at any stage of the writing process. The Laupus Library location is in room 2514. The normal hours are as follows:
- Monday 11am-1pm and 5pm-7pm
- Tuesday 10am-noon and 2pm-6pm
- Wednesday 11am-3pm
- Thursday 9am-noon
- Friday 9am-noon
Understanding Plagiarism from the University Writing Center, East Carolina University
Literature Reviews from the Writing Center, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Directory of Open Access Journals
DOAJ is an online directory of open access, peer-reviewed journals that is multidisciplinary in scope.
The Journal/Author Name Estimator tool helps authors find journals to submit manuscripts to. Jane can also help editors find reviewers for a particular paper, and can help authors find relevant articles to cite in their manuscripts.
Journal Citation Reports
JCR provides a systematic, objective way to determine the journal’s impact factor, which can be an indication of relative importance of journals within their subject categories.
SCImago Journal & Country Rank
The SCImago Journal & Country Rank is a publicly available portal that includes the journals and country scientific indicators developed from the information contained in the Scopus® database. These indicators can be used to assess and analyze scientific domains.
Detailed information on periodicals in more than 900 subject areas. Records provide data points such as ISSN, publisher, language, subject, abstracting & indexing coverage, full-text database coverage, tables of contents, and reviews written by librarians.