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How to Select and Use Citation Management Tools   Tags: apa, bibliographies, bibliography, bluebook, chicago, citation, citation_management, endnote, endnote_web, mla, reference, references, zotero  

This guide contains information on different tools that will make citing sources in your papers easier.
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Benefits of Citation Generators

This guide will provide information on citation management tools and citation generators.

Citation managment tools allow you to:

  • Build a database of your references.
  • Attach articles to references so that all your research is in one place.
  • Store notes with references.
  • Search references.
  • Cite your sources in your paper with a touch of a button.
  • Automatically build your bibliograhy (also called works cited/reference list).
  • Easily change your citation style if needed (e.g. APA to MLA, Chicago, etc).

Citation generators allow you to:

  • Create a citation and biblographic reference that you can copy and paste into your document.

 NOTE: Citation generators do not save your references.

 

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