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Citation Managers

Citation managers such as Zotero and EndNote can help you keep track of sources and make the writing and citing process easier.

Citation managers help you to:

  • Store, organize and manage references including tables, charts/figures, images, and PDFs in one place

  • Import references from many databases and other online resources, including PubMed, Scopus, Web of Science, EBSCOhost databases, Google Scholar, and University Libraries search
  • Create group sets, groups, and color tags to categorize and organize your references
  • Find full text articles
  • Read, annotate, and manage your PDF files
  • Create and format bibliographies in a style of your choice
  • Cite and create reference lists of articles, pictures, tables, etc. in a Word or LibreOffice document or documents
  • Share your library or select group with other researchers

Two popular citation managers are EndNote and Zotero.  Wikipedia has a comprehensive list of citation managers, also called reference management software.