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Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science

Links to mechanical engineering and materials science resources.

Elements of a Citation

Example MLA Article Citation (Click to Enlarge)

Common elements of an article citation
  • Author
  • Article Title
  • Source Title (Journal, Magazine, or Newspaper)
  • Volume & Issue
  • Date
  • Pages
  • Online: database name, access date, and/or DOI

Publishing in ASME Journals

Citation Management Tools

Citation tools allow you to save and organize your research. They also let you create formatted bibliographies.

Downloadable as a standalone program from OIT, EndNote is a powerful citation tool for organizing your research and creating formatted citations. In addition to the standalone option, you can create an EndNote Web account.

Zotero

Downloadable as a standalone program or a Firefox extension, Zotero is designed to store content in any format, including PDFs, images, audio and video files, and snapshots of web pages. Zotero operates with thousands of sites, and automatically indexes your library for ease of access.

Free PDF and reference manager. Read, annotate, organize, and collaborate on research projects with others using Mendeley.