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Academic Research Guide

Find the information you need for papers, projects and life

Writing Center

The Writing Center offers online, real-time appointments. Students can make appointments as usual via http://elon.mywconline.com and meet with a consultant via video and text chat. Appointments will be available during the usual hours and all appointments will be scheduled for eastern standard time. For more information: https://www.elon.edu/u/academics/writing-excellence/the-writing-center/.

Elon's Writing Center will help you understand an assignment, as well as brainstorm, draft, revise, edit & document sources.

Annotated bibliographies

ZoteroBib: the quickest way to build an accurate bib

Zotero now has a quick and accurate tool to create a bibliography entry!

  • go to https://zbib.org/
  • enter a URL (website), ISBN (book), DOI (online article), PMID (PubMed), arXiv ID (author), or title
  • click on the Cite button
  • select a Bibliography style
  • copy to clipboard to paste into your document
  • formatted citations are stored in your browser until you delete them

Zotero Citation Manager

The zotero Citation Manager is a free, easy to use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources.

Follow these steps to start building your own Zotero Library:

Citation Style Guides