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Beginning Research Tutorial

A tutorial on how to research information sources for assignments.

Are There Tools To Help Me With Citations?

There are lots of online citation management tools available.  They can also be called “bibliographic management" or "reference management" software.  Some can be downloaded to your computer or mobile device, while others have a web interface.

Citation or bibliographic management software makes formatting citations easier, but you still have to use your brain and check to see that all of the necessary information has been imported and formatted correctly.

Some examples include:

Remember, nothing replaces logical thinking. Always consult the citation format handbook for the rules.