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How to Cite

Learn about how to use different citation styles and the bibliographic management tools that can help you manage them. Covers APA, Vancouver, Mendeley, Zotero, EndNote, Refworks, and more.

What tools can do for you

Bibliographic management tools, also known as citation management tools, can help you:

  • organize your research, including PDFs and notes
  • add references and in-text citations as you write
  • search within your collected citations
  • collaborate with colleagues
  • collect citations as you go, directly from the browser window
  • generate reference lists in multiple styles

Learn more about each of the tools we recommend on the left, including Mendeley, EndNote, Zotero, and RefWorks.