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Cite and Export Sources

There are currently ten citation styles to choose from:‚Äč

  • APA (7th ed)
  • ASA (6th ed)
  • ACS (American Chemical Society): new online edition coming January 2020
  • Chicago/Turabian (16th ed)
  • Harvard
  • IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)
  • Law:  Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation (aka McGill Guide), 7th edition.  
  • MLA ( 8th ed)
  • Vancouver Style/ICMJE

Within a record, click the 3 dots for citation style and management options. 
Then click "Citation" to view the 10 possible citation styles in Omni.Book record showing where to click on the three dots to view citation management choices.

Book record showing the citation management choices.

The citation management options are:

  • Export BibTeX:  reference management software for formatting lists of references; typically used together with the LaTeX document preparation system; used in physics, computing, mathematics, and engineering.
  • Export RIS: An RIS file is a bibliographic citation file saved in a format developed by Research Information Systems (RIS). This can be imported into citation managers such as Zotero and EndNote.
  • EndNote: Queen’s has a subscription to EndNote, a research and reference manager.  

Refer to Citing and Citation Managers for which citation tool to use.

To send groups of citations to a citation manager, see Pin Sources in My Favourites.