Citation managers are tools that researchers use to:
They are remarkably useful tools that help you collect literature on topics you are researching and cite that literature in your final paper.
Listed below are 3 citation managers that UMD Librarians use and teach. Check out one or all and find the perfect manager for your needs. Don't hesitate to reach out if you have questions!
EndNote Online is a free, cloud based citation manager. EndNote Online allows you to:
Zotero is another free citation manager that also allows you to cite your sources as your write in a word processor. Using Zotero, you can:
Once you've installed the web browser extensions, look for the icons pictured below to site the articles and pages you read:
Mendeley is the free citation project offered by Elsevier. There are helpful features including:
Our Library System has even more information on our Research Guide dedicated to citation managers. Looking for more information? Check it out!