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This guide provides information on print and electronic resources for the study of linguistics.

Citing Your Sources

Consult the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers or the MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing, left, for the most complete information on how to cite your sources. The web pages below may also provide helpful information and examples:

Print Style Manuals

Ask for copies of these style manuals at the Reference Desk.

Bibliographic Management Tools

EndNote Online: Intructional Materials

EndNote ( (software) is a commercial reference management software package, used to manage bibliographies and references when writing essays and articles. It is produced by Thomson Reuters.

EndNote Basic/Online ( is the web version of EndNote. Those affiliated with the University of Maryland can use it for free, as it comes with the subscription to the database Web of Science.

  • — Collect and organize references found online
  • — Store up to 50,000 references
  • — Transfer references from other programs
  • — Access your references from anywhere
  • — Share references with other users (groups)
  • — Format records into a bibliography
  • — Capture citations from web pages
  • — Cite While You Write (CWYW)

In order to use EndNote, you would need to download the EndNote Browser Tool Bar and the EndNote Cite While you Write Plug-in for Word.

Install EndNote Browser Toolbars

Install EndNote Cite While you Write Plug-in for Word for Windows

Install EndNote Cite While you Write Plug-in for Word for Macs

EndNote Basic/Online Help Menu

EndNote X7:  The Little EndNote How-to Book

From:  Finding and Managing Scientific Information and Research Data: EndNote  by Svetla Baykoucheva

EndNote Handout