Citation Generators and Citation Management Softwares allow you to organize your sources and can generate citations for your reference and in-text citations. These tools have a number of features and uses, but be sure to always check and proofread your citations for accuracy.
You will want to choose the types of citation generator based on the type of project you are working on. In this guide you will find several types of Citation Generators.
Most library databases will generate citations for you after you have selected a specific item within the database. Below are quick instructions for finding the citation generators in the databases. Always proofread these before submitting them. They can contain errors.
The Citation Generators listed below allow you to enter your resource information (e.g. book, journal article) and create a citation and bibliography that can be copied and pasted into your paper. You should always check and proofread your citations for accuracy.
While the library does not offer direct support for Mendeley, you may find it useful if you are working with a large number of citations. This guide is intended to serve as a reference for getting started with Mendeley.
Mendeley, at a basic level, collects, manages, and cites research resources. It also allows for sharing research with collaborators and discovery of new research. It resides in your web browser where you do your work, and best of all it's free.
Zotero is a free citation management software available for Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. While the library does not offer direct support for Zotero, you may find it useful if you are working with a large number of citations.
Zotero is a web extension or desktop software that collects, manages, and cites research sources. It's easy to use, lives in your web browser where you do your work, and best of all it's free.