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Citation Ethics and Citation Managers: Getting Help with Citations

Citations are a necessary part of academic writing, but they can also be frustrating. This site will help you figure out when you need to cite, why we cite, how citation managers can help you both manage and cite sources, and where to go to learn more.

Need help?

You can visit the User Services Desk on the 2nd floor of Newman Library to get research help.  Someone is available:

Sun: 12:00 noon - 12:00 midnight
Mon-Thu: 9:00am - 12:00 midnight
Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sat: 9:00am - 6:00pm

Chat is online

You can also get help via instant messaging, by clicking here and the clicking the icon in the right column.  There should be someone available to talk with you any time the reference desk is open.

You can get writing help at the Writing Center, on the 2nd floor of Newman Library. They offer assistance with issues of proofreading and editing, brainstorming, organization, development, writing from research, and much more at any stage of the writing process.

 

 

Where can I get help?

2nd Floor Services Desk - 231-9232

EndNote - endnote-support-g@vt.edu 

Mendeley - mendeley-support-g@vt.edu

Zotero - zotero-support-g@vt.edu

Please included a detailed description of the problem you're experiencing, as well as any screenshots of the error. 

You can also sign up for a virtual consultation here (select Citation Managers from the list of topics). 

NVC Resource Center contacts