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Starting Your Research

A Beginning Scholar's Guide to Research Success for new students at the University of Notre Dame

Citing Sources

Citing Theological Resources

Library guide to Citing Theological Sources [St. Thomas University] :

  • Vatican II Documents
  • Papal Encyclical Letters
  • Citing the Summa Theologica/Thomas Aquinas
  • Citing Bible Reference Sources
  • How to Cite the Bible
  • Anniversary documents commenting on and celebrating previous encyclical letters
  • The Catechicsm and other first use models
  • Canon Law
  • Papal Decrees
  • Apostolic Letters
  • Apostolic Exhortations

Citation Managers

Citation managers help you keep track of your sources and generate in-text citations and works cited pages.

  • RefWorks: The subscription is paid for by Notre Dame. We recommend that new users first Create an Account and associate it with their Notre Dame email, in order to take advantage of the full support offered to Notre Dame faculty, staff, students, and alumni. 

  • Zotero: A free tool that works as an extension to Chrome and Firefox. It supports Mac, Windows, and Linux.

  • Mendeley:  A free tool often used in the sciences, it supports Word, LibreOffice, and LaTeX.

View the Citing and Managing Sources guide to learn more about these three options, or ask a librarian for more information.