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SWK 5300 Forensic Social Work

Citation Managers

Why We Use Them

  • Save time creating bibliographies and citations
  • Organize articles and references
  • Keep track of the research you find

What They Do

  • Save citations for articles, books, websites, and more
  • Generate in-text citations and bibliographies in documents
  • Organize resources with collections, tags, and notes
  • Use browser extensions to capture citations from a web page

Zotero and Mendeley are two popular citation managers that have desktop applications, Microsoft Word plugins, and browser extensions that are free to download. 

  • Zotero

    • 300 MB Free Storage
    • Attach PDF files to your citations in the desktop application
    • Microsoft Word and Google Docs plugins available to generate in-text citations and bibliographies in your document
    • Browser extension available to import citations directly from a web page

Questions?

For more information on using citation managers or picking the right manager for you, please contact the librarian or see the links below for videos and tutorials.

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