Answered By: Teaching, Learning, and Academic Support Library
Last Updated: Feb 21, 2023     Views: 76

Citation managers help you collect lists of articles, books, and webpages for use in research. They format and create bibliographies in your chosen citation style (MLA, APA, Chicago, etc.) to export into a research document and you can use them to insert in-text citations and footnotes.

There are several different citation managers available, including Zotero, Mendeley, and EndNote. For more information on how to choose a citation manager, see this chart that compares several major citation management tools.

There are several Savvy Researcher workshops that can help you get started, including a general workshop on choosing a citation manager and workshops specifically on Zotero, Mendeley, and EndNote.

For more information on specific citation managers, see the library guides for Zotero, Mendeley, and EndNote.

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