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Software for citing sources
Free software that you can install on your own computer, or use it as a cloud software. Highly recommended as it's intuitive to use.
Works like Zotero but has more emphasis on the sharing and connecting with others in the Mendeley community. Entirely cloud based, and the free version has limited storage space. NUS Libraries subscribes to the Institutional Edition so that NUS users can get more cloud storage.
In 2016, the improved version was implemented in an integrated way through LumiNUS primarily for assignments in specific modules.
A better tool for postgraduate students and research staff to check similarity of their work to various scholarly sources. Registration required, and login to CIT required using NUSNET.
Author-Date citation styles are widely used in SDE. You can choose either APA (7th edition) or the Chicago (Author-Date) style (17th edition).
The Chicago Manual of Style, 17th Edition by
Publication Date: 2017-09-05
This edition of The Chicago Manual of Style has been prepared with an eye toward how we find, create, and cite information that readers are as likely to access from their pockets as from a bookshelf. This is the ultimate resource for those who care about getting the details right.
A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Ninth Edition by
Call Number: LB2369 Tur 2018
Publication Date: 2018-04-16
Also known as "Turabian"-- this manual remains one of the most popular books for writers because of its timeless focus on achieving the goals of academic writing. This edition goes further into building information literacy, recognizing that most students will be doing their work largely or entirely online and on screens.The ninth edition is fully aligned with the recently released Chicago Manual of Style, 17th edition, as well as with the latest edition of The Craft of Research.
Concise Guide to APA Style by
Call Number: Yale-NUS Library BF76.7 Con 2020
Publication Date: 2019-12-01
Concise Guide to APA Style, Seventh Edition is the official APA Style resource for students. Designed specifically for undergraduate writing, this easy-to-use pocket guide is adapted from the seventh edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. It provides complete guidance for new writers on effective, clear, and inclusive scholarly communication and the essentials of formatting papers and other course assignments.