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Citation Tools

Citation Managers such as EndNote or Zotero are software tools for managing your citations. Citation managers will help you:

  • Create and organize a personal research database.
  • Download citations from online databases.
  • Format bibliographies and citations in papers.
  • Share your citations with others.

Online Citation Tools



EasyBib is an intuitive information literacy platform that provides citation, note taking, and research tools that are easy-to-use and educational.  Currently, EasyBib supports MLA, APA, and Chicago citation styles.


Introductory Tutorial

Notebook Overview (Visual View)

Notebook Overview (List View)


End Note

Using EndNote, you can transfer groups of references retrieved from online bibliographic databases into your EndNote database and create bibliographies in a variety of formats using a variety of word processors.



Zotero - Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh] is a free, easy to use software that helps you save, manage, and cite research sources.


Zotero Library Guide
Guide to installing Zotero, saving citations, creating bibliographies, and tips and tricks. From Jason Puckett at Georgia State University Library.
Zotero Documentation
Documentation and video tutorials from

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