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Computer Science: Managing References

RefWorks, EndNote, Mendeley, and Zotero

Reference Managers

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 help and instruction on the following reference managers. Feel free to contact the librarian for your subject area, or to email us at

Reference Management Workshops

The Library Researcher Series (LRS) provides workshops on different tools for reference management including Mendeley, BibTex, EndNote and Zotero. Click here to find detailed information of these workshops.