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Citation Resources: Citation Tools

There are lots of tools available to make citing your sources much easier. Here are some that we recommend!

Citation Managers

Citation managers are apps that allow you to collect, manage, and export citations; most of them also allow you to share articles, notes, and lists of citations with groups. If you're working on a major research project and need to track lots of sources, having a citation manager can save you a lot of time. There's a lengthy comparison chart for citation managers available here, but the (free) managers that we recommend are:

Citations in Word and Docs

MS Word and Google Docs both have tools for creating individual citations. If you need to manage lots of citations and create a full bibliography, consider using a citation manager (see above) and exporting from your manager instead.