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 Cognitive Science


The most commonly used publication styles are created by the Modern Languages Association, the American Psychological Association, and the University of Chicago.

  • APA: Style set by the American Pyschological Association. (Commonly used in Social Science.)
  • Chicago: Style set by University of Chicago. (Commonly used in Humanities.) 
  • MLA: Style of the Modern Language Association.  (Commonly used in Languages and Literatures.)

(No matter what style your professor requests, a citation manager can help you organize and cite your sources, and so can a librarian.) 

Citation Managers

Zotero: The Tri-College Libraries recommend Zotero, a free online app that can format your bibliography, keep your citations organized, and even save your articles in the cloud so you can access them later from the library, home, or a cafe.

EndNote Web: The Tri-Colleges provide free access to EndNote Web.

Any librarian will be happy to give your a tour or a few pointers of the software.

Citation Builders

Annotated Bibliographies