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Social Welfare Policy and Services II: Health and Aging (19:910:542): Writing and Organizing

This is a research guide for use by students in SWPSII:542, Fall 2017

Citation Management

RefWorks is a web-based application for managing citations, and is free to Rutgers students, faculty and staff. It enables you to import references from many electronic databases, include citations while you write papers, and build a bibliography according to different stylesheets.

RefWorks Tutorials:

Refworks 2.0 Help

Guide to Sending Citations from our Journal Article Databases to RefWorks

Importing PubMed Citations


Sometimes when you have accessed our databases from off-campus, you may be asked for a "Group Code" before you can export citations to RefWorks.  Our group code is: RWRutgers.  Once you enter this, you will then be pushed to the regular RefWorks login page.

NEW: RefWorks3!

Other Citation Management Tools:

Zotero is a free, open-source research management tool that is a Firefox add on. It enables you to collect, manage, and cite research sources.

Zotero Guide - Rutgers University Libraries

Zotero: Quick Start Guide

APA Style

APA Tutorials and Guides

Tips: Citing Government Documents in APA Citation Style

Congressional Bills, Unenacted, Current


Title (If relevant), bill  number, xxx Cong. (year)

Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2015, S. 192, 114th Cong. (2015). Retrieved from


S. 192, 114th Cong. (2015).


Senate Bill 192 (2015) or (S. 192, 2015)

Congressional Research Service Report:


Perl, Libby. (2014). Veterans and Homelessness (CRS Report No. RL34024).  Retrieved from Federation of American Scientists:


Perl, 2014 or Perl (2014)

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Plagarism Guide

Have questions about what and when to cite in your papers?  See: