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Research Guides

WRR300: Strategic Writing in Business and the Professions

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  • Citation Style
  • Use Citation Manager to collect your sources and format your citations
  • Citing Images 

Citation Style

Excelsior Online Writing Lab - Citation Guides

Citing Sources / Create your Bibliography (UofT Libraries Guide)

  • The guide includes links to many helpful online tutorials, style guides, and related documents to help you understand citation practice, and build correct citations for your bibliography.

Writing at the University of Toronto Advice

  • Using sources: How Not to Plagiarize, Standard Documentation Formats,  Using Quotations, Paraphrase and Summary
  • Student PDFs: Developing Coherent Paragraphs, Summarizing, Verbs for Referring to Sources, Wordiness: Danger Signals and Ways to React

Use Citation Manager to collect your sources and format your citations

There are a variety of Citation Managers to choose from - full list of Citation Managers. However, Zotero is an open source citation manager that is recommended by Innis College Librarian. Feel free to email Kate if you want to discuss the other citation managers. 


Zotero (pronounced "zoh-TAIR-oh") is a program that collects, manages, and cites research sources. It's easy to use, connects to your web browser where you do your work, and best of all it's free.

Zotero allows you to attach PDFs, notes and images to your citations, organize them into collections for different projects, and create bibliographies.

It automatically updates itself periodically to work with new online sources and new bibliographic styles.

Citing Images

The following sites have tips on the type of information you need for you citing images in various citation styles: MLA, APA & Chicago / Turabian style: