Use time-saving, Web-based citation management tools like Zotero, or MyBib to organize, store, and format citations in works cited lists or bibliographies. Each tool has collaboration features for working on joint projects. See the boxes below for information about features and functionality.
Log into your citation manager account, and leave the tool open on your desktop.
From EBSCO databases:
From other Online Databases:
If there is no option for MyBib (for example):
WARNING: Always proofread citations made by citation tools, especially punctuation and capitalization. See the style guides from the drop-down menu on this page.
Zotero is a free, easy-to-use citation management tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. It can be used as a Firefox extension, or a standalone version. You can easily download either version to your personal computer. (NOTE: Zotero is not installed on GTL computers.) Zotero automatically creates both in-text and bibliographic citations, supporting all the major styles (Chicago, MLA, APA, etc.) as well as a great many journal-specific styles. This tool allows you to:
For more information about Zotero features, and downloading instructions, see the Zotero Quick Start Guide.
MyBib is a cost-free, ad-free citation tool with thousands of citation styles. With MyBib, you can:
As with any citation generating tool, it's best to proofread the citations.