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Citation Managers

Software and apps to help you organize and format citations for your research papers.

Table of Contents

Pages on this Guide:

  • Citation Manager Basics
    • What are citation managers and how can you use them for your research? Find out more about them on this page!
  • Choosing a Citation Manager 
    • Not sure which citation manager is right for you? Take a look at this page to learn about the different features of the free citation managers: EndNote, Mendeley, and Zotero. 
  • EndNote
    • Information about how to set up and use EndNote for your research.
  • Mendeley
    • Information on how to set up, download, and use Mendeley for your research. 
  • Zotero
    • Information on how to set up, download, and use Zotero for your research. 

  • RefWorks LITE
    • For those who had a RefWorks account before June 30th, 2019: Your RefWorks account became RefWorks LITE. Learn more about the features of RefWorks LITE and how you can use it for your research on this page.
  • Moving over from RefWorks?
    • Learn how to migrate your references from your RefWorks account over into Zotero, Mendeley, or EndNote.
  • Contacts for One on One Assistance
    • Find your Subject Librarian for further assistance. 
  • Citation Manager Drop-in Clinics 
    • When the library re-opens, stop by the library's Ask Us desk every Friday from 10-10:30 and 1-1:30 to ask any and all questions about using citation managers for your research! 

Online Training Sessions

Visit this guide to see the CFL Library Workshops: Citation Manager Series: Archived Workshops Recordings