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Online help with APA Citations
Citation Management Tools
The following tools allow you to collect book and article citations from the library catalog and databases and (using a plugin for MS Word) insert those citations into your paper in the appropriate format. Some of the tools make it easier to import citations from the catalog and databases than others.
Link goes to instruction page from PSU as you will first need to register in Web of Science to use EndNote.
EndNote Web is the web-based version of the long-standing citation management tool. Also offers a plugin for MS Word so you can pull sources from your collection as you write. This guide
contains detailed information on how to use EndNote and import citations from many databases.
A free, open source citation management tool that comes as a Firefox extension or a standalone program for those using other browsers. Also offers plugins for MS Word and Open Office that allow you to insert citations as you write your paper. This guide from GSU
provides detailed information on how to use Zotero.
Mendeley is not only a citation manager, it is also a social network for scholars. Sign up and download the free desktop app which works on any platform. They also have plugins for MS Word and Open Office. Mendeley offers mobile apps so you can access your citations on the go.