“Recite” – an automated reference checking and correcting system

DoctoralWriting SIG

This week we have another guest post about referencing. Dr Ian Hussey is a postdoctoral researcher in psychology working at Gent University, Belgium. His research interests focus on Relational Frame Theory and Suicide.

Here Ian tells us about a system that checks and corrects your references. Sounds pretty impressive to me! Enjoy. Claire

For me, referencing is by far the least enjoyable part of the writing process. I referenced a manuscript by hand just once before I began my search for a smarter technological solution. Reference managers such as Zotero, along with their plugins for web browsers and word processors, have since become a staple part of my workflow.

However, they’re not a complete solution, and they don’t always suit everyone. A reference manager is only as good as the breadth and accuracy of your references database. Some people find that that it takes them too long to manage and…

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