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Research Guides

Biology & Biochemistry

Use this guide to find background and scholarly research resources for projects and papers in Biology and Biochemistry.

Organize your research with a citation manager

Is there a tool that can save and organize all of my article, book, and website citations
--AND help with my bibliography?

A citation manager can do just that:


Write N Cite is a RefWorks feature that can be used in Microsoft Word to input your citations as you write your paper.

Visit the Hamline Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) instructions to access Word with the Write N Cite plugin. 

Refworks video tutorials on Hamline YouTube Video - YouTube


Citation Styles

A citation helps the reader to find your original information source. It helps you to avoid plagiarism.

A citation style keeps everyone on the same page by sticking to a standardized format.

The Hamline Writing Center is a great place for help!

Visit the Purdue University's Online Writing Lab APA Style pages.

Also,The ACS style guide: Effective communication of scientific information:
print book, Bush Library first floor location: QD8.5 .A25 2006