Reference Management Software

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Why use Reference Management Software?

Reference Management Software allows you to:

  • collect and store references from the library catalogue, databases, and websites
  • format your references automatically in your chosen citation style
  • generate a corresponding bibliography or reference list as you write your assignment, thesis, or research paper

Benefits of using Reference Management Software:

  • it can save time
  • you can use notes, subject tags, and folders to organize your research
  • you can save full-text documents and pdfs
  • you can share references with others
  • you can sync references across multiple devices
  • it integrates with word processors

Citation Guides

If you only need to cite a few sources, you might want to create citations manually with the help of our Citation Guides. If you use reference management software to generate citations and a reference list/bibliography, you can use the citation guides to check that your references are correct.