Citation managers help you to easily manage your research. Finding a great research article is one thing, but quickly finding it in the labyrinth of your computer is a completely different beast. Citation managers not only allow you to organize your resources so you can quickly find articles for the project you are working on, but they help you create citations for your paper.
The Foley Library recommends the free software Zotero to keep track and easily cite resources. Zotero integrate with Microsoft Word, allowing you to quickly insert citations into your paper as you write it. It will even create a bibliography for you!
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