Keeping track of sources and writing citations can be one of the most challenging parts of research. Fortunately, there are plenty of tools you can use to help you manage citations. The best tool for you will depend on what you want it to do - functionality ranges from simple citation generators to software that allows you to save PDFs, organize by project or subject, share with others, and more. This chart will help you make sense of a few of the more popular options.
(Note - you should always proofread citations before you turn them in for a grade. These tools are not perfect- common errors include incorrect capitalization and missing information.)
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