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WR 1011: Writing About Science & Technology

Citation Managers

Citation managers allow you to save all of your citations in one place. They also help you create bibliographies and in-text citations. Always double-check citations from citation managers. They sometimes make errors in formatting citations, and you may have to do some manual edits.

A Few Simple Form-based Citation Makers

Some web sites allow users to enter the citation information (author, title, journal, volume, etc.) and will create a citation for you on the fly which you can copy and paste into your bibliography. Always double-check citations from citation generators. They sometimes make errors in formatting citations, and you may have to do some manual edits.