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Citation Management Tools
A citation manager helps you keep track of articles and books as you find them, tag and annotate them, and easily create citations and bibliographies in your word processing program.
Citation Management Tools Guide
Penn Libraries guide to Refworks, Zotero, Mendeley, and Endnote. Describes strengths of each tool and links to the tools themselves, as well as tutorials, FAQ's, library contacts, and more.
Refworks is a web-based bibliographic management tool, freely available to all current Penn students, faculty, and staff. For more information, see the Refworks guide
Zotero is a free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, organize, and cite your research sources. It lives right where you do your work in the web browser itself. Zotero allows you to attach PDFs, notes and images to your citations, organize them into collections for different projects, and create bibliographies. For more information, see the Zotero guide.