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Designed for psychology students, this guide takes you through the Library’s resources to improve your research.
Citation Tools


This page provides information on multiple citation tools. While most Library database have auto-cite features, always double check the accuracy of citations provided by a citation tool. If you need help figuring out how to use them, stop by the Ask Desk  for assistance.

Database Citation Tools & Zotero

EBSCO Databases Citation Tool

ProQuest Database Citation Tool

JSTOR Database Citation Tool

ZoteroZotero is an extremely useful resource that helps with citation (and full-text article) collection and organization and bibliography/works cited creation.

  • Easy, quick, open-source (Free) citation manager
  • Works with PC/Mac OS's and Firefox, Chrome, Safari browsers 
  • "Reads" citation data on a web page (icon which allows you to save a citation appears in line with address bar in browser)
  • Format citation in any of 8000+ styles available from Zotero
  • Find help: Getting Your Stuff into Zotero
Troubleshooting Zotero


  1. Make sure Firefox, and the two Zotero extensions are up-to-date.
  2. Make sure when you are downloading the two Zotero extensions, you are using Firefox.
  3. Make sure Firefox is open when you are trying to cite materials in Word.
  4. Check out this cite and this video for more troubleshooting tips