Reference (or citation) management software allows you to import references/citations from online databases, organize them into folders, insert them into the body of your research paper in a variety of citation style formats (e.g. APA and MLA), and generate formatted reference lists.
The University Library offers free citation manager instruction sessions during the school term for those who want learn more about these tools and how they can help you save time and stay organized! Feel free to attend any of these sessions across campus.
You will learn the basics from importing and organizing references to creating bibliographies.