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Health Professions Education for Doctoral Students: Writing & Citing

This guide is designed to assist HPED doctoral students in their research and dissertations.

Writing & Citing

This page offers writing and citing assistance for after you've found the articles, books and other information on your topic.  

Citation Managers

Citation managers are online tools that allow you to:

  • Organize and save citations and articles
  • Generate in-text citations and reference lists
  • Share citations and articles with colleagues
  • And more!

There is a bit of a learning curve with these tools, but they can help you stay organized and save time in the long run.

The Library recommends three free citation managers: 

To explore these tools and learn how to use them, check out the Library's Citation Managers Guide.

Online Citation Tools

This is a selection of other citation generators & tools that can help you create citations and manage bibliographies. 

Remember, though, that no online citation generator is 100% accurate.  Be sure to check your citations to make sure that they're correct! 

Information on APA Style

Citation Tools

The Writing Center

The Writing Center provides one-on-one tutoring, workshops and presentations to strengthen your academic reading, writing, critical thinking and research skills.  

The Writing Center website also includes many helpful resources, including:

The Cite Button

The majority of the Library's e-resources can generate a single citation for you.

Places to look for the Cite Button or other Citation Tools in E-Resources:

  • The right-hand menu on the article abstract page.
  • At the top of the results list.
  • Immediately under each citation in the results list.
  • At the very bottom of an article or article abstract page.