Citation Management Software can make your research go much smoother. Keep track of all the material you find in one place and create correctly formatted citations and bibliographies with a few clicks of the mouse. UM Libraries supports four options:

  • RefWorks  – Refworks is a web-hosted service. No software download is necessary.
    • RefWorks Research Guide
    • To arrange for a RefWorks workshop or tutorial, please contact Vera Spika at
  • Mendeley – Mendely is a hybrid desktop, web-hosted citation and pdf manager. It includes research finding tools and social networking. You can create an account and download the software at the link.
  • Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources.