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Citations: Citation Management Tools

Citation Management Tools

There are a variety of methods and tools out there to assist you in organizing your research resources.  Your instructor may request that you use a certain program or tool, but the majority of the time it is up to you and your own organizational style. 

There are many to consider beyond using a standard method of index cards.  Below is a small list of some proven methods, all of which have more information on this page.

MS Word References

The references tab within Microsoft Word has the availability to add sources and use them to create a bibliography for your research paper.  Although they do list the latest versions of MLA and APA format, as well as a few others, you should always check another source to ensure that your citations are in the correct format.