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Citation Management Tools

Citation Managers make creating references easier by automatically pulling in citations from databases, library catalogues and selected search engines. Citations can then be automatically added to your work formatted in the style you prefer.

Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research:
  • Automatically generate bibliographies
  • Collaborate easily with other researchers online
  • Easily import papers from other research software
  • Find relevant papers based on what you're reading
  • Access your papers from anywhere online
  • Read papers on the go, with our iOS and Android apps

URL: https://www.mendeley.com

Mendeley Online Quick Guide

Zotero is a free bibliographic citation management software that allows you to save, collect, manage, cite, and share research sources. Zotero is available either as a Firefox extension or as standalone software that works with Firefox, Chrome and Safari browsers. It works right in your browser, making it easy to save you citations while you search.

Use the Zotero word processor plugins to easily cite your sources and create a bibliography while you work.

URL: https://www.zotero.org/

EndNote basic gives you the tools for learning how to do research, cite sources, write term papers, and even match your manuscript to a scientific journal.

  • Create an online account to search, save and use your research sources
  • Use built-in connections to search the 5 most popular databases
  • Save and organize the references you find (up to 50,000)
  • Integrate with Microsoft Word to properly cite and format your paper
  • Choose from the 21 most popular bibliography formats, including MLA and APA style
  • Use manuscript matcher to identify the best journal for your research to be published
  • URL: http://endnote.com/product-details/basic


    Endnote Online Quick Guide

    Endnote Training Videos (Youtube)