Library Subject Guides

Classics: Writing/Citing

Writing Guides

Thesis Writing

The Writing Up Your Research Guide  provides information and guidelines on thesis writing at UC

Citing Primary Sources

Primary sources are cited using standard abbreviations from the Oxford Classical Dictionary. The first link below takes you to the abbreviations page; scroll down to “Part B. Authors and books.” The second link explores the range of abbreviations that occur in the literature

EndNote is software for Windows or for MacOS that
  • is free to use while you are at UC
  • stores details about your references
  • imports details directly from databases
  • creates citations in thousands of styles
  • automatically formats your bibliography in Word

Before starting to use EndNote, it is recommended that you make an appointment with John


A free reference manager for generating in-text citations and bibliographies in Microsoft Word, LibreOffice and LaTeX


A free citation management tool that allows you to save, annotate and format citations in order to create a