What does RefWorks do? RefWorks is a web-based citation manager. Import citations from databases to create your own personal collection. Automatically format your papers and bibliographies in any of almost 150 formats (e.g. APA, MLA, Chicago, Turabian, CBE, etc.).
Part of Purdue University’s Online Writing Lab, this source covers the difficult balance between building on prior research and originality that students must reach when writing research papers. Gives instances of when credit is due and when it’s not needed. Clearly defines “common knowledge” and includes a section for writers entitled “Making Sure You are Safe.”