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Citation Management Software

citation management software

Citation management software is useful for organizing references and creating bibliographies. There are many citation management programs available, each with its own strengths. Many are available free or at a small cost. This guide introduces EndNote, Zotero, and Mendeley

The citation needs of many undergraduate students may be met using free citation generators, such as  EasyBib, BibMe, and NoodleTools Express.  Visit the Generators tab for more information.

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Thanks to . . .

Many thanks to Marion Hampton of University of Pittsburgh, for sharing her guide along with Chad Curtis of Washington University in St. Louis, and Marie Sciangula of Purchase College, SUNY, for their original guide!

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Which citation management software will you be using?

RefWorks: 54 votes (22.41%)
EndNote: 125 votes (51.87%)
Mendeley: 14 votes (5.81%)
Zotero: 17 votes (7.05%)
I use something else: 17 votes (7.05%)
I manage by hand: 14 votes (5.81%)
Total Votes: 241