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Citation Help and Annotated Bibliographies

This guide is to provide information on citation and annotated bibliographies, with basic information on the landing page and more specialized information on appended pages.

The purpose of this page is to point to various tools for creating and managing citations.

The purpose of this page is to point to various tools for creating and managing citations.  Some of these tools are very robust and let you organize your citations in one place.  It also contains links to citation generators provided by the Owl at Purdue.

Comparisons of available citation management tools are available on Wikipedia and other sites to help you choose which best meets your needs. 

Zotero Citation Management Software

EndNote

Mendeley

Citation Generators

There are various online tools that will help you generate citations,  Some, such as EasyBib and Citation Machine, provide  a limited number of citations before asking for some form of payment. 

The OWL at Purdue has FREE citation generators for several styles. 

WARNING:DO NOT BLINDLY TRUST ANY GENERATORS, AND BE PREPARED TO ADJUST THE CITATIONS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE PARTICULAR STYLE, INCLUDING INDENTATION, CAPITALIZATION, ITALICIZATION, AND THE ORDER OF THE CONTENT.