Citation Management

Use the resources listed below to help you organize your information sources and accurately credit them in your References or Works Cited List.


writer's manual


Your Online Writer's Handbook and Style Guide. Includes examples of MLA, APA, ASA, and Chicago citation styles, as well as links to style manuals for every discipline.


Bedfords St. Martins Research & Documentation Online

Another useful style guide with excellent examples of citation


Knight Cite


KnightCite is a free online citation generator service that simplifies the task of compiling an accurate bibliography in the appropriate style. Just choose a style (MLA, APA, or Chicago are offered), plug in the information about your book or article or other source,and KnightCite will generate the appropriate citation. If you choose to register on the site, you will have the option of saving all of your citations and even multiple bibliographies to your account and then uploading to a Word document in alphabetical order when you are ready to create your bibliography.




Citation management free ware that runs only on Firefox. Enables the serious researcher to collect, manage, and cite research sources. Features include:

  • Automatically captures citations
  • Remotely backs up and syncs your library
  • Stores PDFs, images, and web pages
  • Provides citation plug ins -- Cite from within Word and OpenOffice
  • Takes rich-text notes in any language
  • Provides wide variety of import/export options
  • Free, open source, and extensible
  • Enables collaboration with group libraries
  • Organizes with collections and tags
  • Accesses your library from anywhere
  • Automatically grabs metadata for PDFs
  • Uses thousands of bibliographic styles
  • Instantly searches your PDFs and notes
  • Provides advanced search and data mining tools
  • Interface in over 30 languages

Get Zotero

Zotero--Collect, manage, and cite your resources (Does not work in the Explorer browser)

View Zotero Quick Start Guide