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Center for Writing Excellence
Need Help with Writing?
The University Center for Excellence in Writing (UCEW) is devoted to supporting and promoting academic and professional writing for all members of the FAU community, including undergraduate and graduate students, staff, faculty, and visiting scholars.
Boca Raton Campus Location:
General Classroom South (GS)
Phone: (561) 297-3498
See their additional locations in the dorms and FAU partner campuses.
RefWorks Quick Guide
A short, seven page guide which provides instructions, with screenshots, for the most common RefWorks features.
A list of free online demonstrations offered at various times throughout the year which start with RefWorks Fundamentals but also cover RefWorks advanced features.
A list of one to ten minute videos which show you how to do everything from logging in to RefWorks to creating your bibliography.
A list of commonly asked questions and answers about RefWorks and its features.
Citation Creating Tools
Please keep in mind, the following tools are a guide. Please verify the accuracy of any citations produced by these tools.
A free online citation creator that will store more than one citation at a time. You may search their database for your resource and if it's there, a citation will be created automatically. Covers APA, MLA, Chicago, and Turabian.
Another free online citation creator. Covers APA, MLA, Chicago, and Turabian.
Similar to BibMe, WorksCited4U allows you to search for the source you are trying to cite and if found, will create the citation automatically. Covers APA, MLA, and Chicago.
A free online tool that can create only one citation at a time based on information you provide about the source you are trying to cite. Covers MLA and APA citation styles.
Use any of these style guides for proper documentation. Check with your instructor for the preferred style guide.