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Citing Sources & Style Guides

Resources for Citing Sources and Style Guides for APA, MLA, and other formats.

What is a citation manager?

Citation managers help you collect, organize, cite, and share the resources you find for your research into a personal library. These can save PDFs and citations for many types of sources, including articles, books, videos, and more. Many citation managers also integrate with other software tools, like Microsoft Word and Google Docs, to create reference or citation lists as you work on your project. 

Free Citation Managers

The following are free citation managers you can use:

For additional information and features for each of these citation managers, check out this comparison chart from UW-Madison Libraries as well as these guides: