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Use a Tool to Gather/Generate Citations and Create Bibliographies

There are web-based and downloadable tools available that you can use to collect citations from databases and then create bibliographies in any style that you need. The comparison chart below will help you choose the right tool for your need.

 

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Citation Programs and Apps comparison chart

 

EasyBib

BibMe

Zotero

EndNote Web

Mendeley

Cost

Free for MLA only

Free

Free

Free

Free

Access

Web-based

Web-based

Browser-based (Firefox)

Web-based

Web-based and standalone desktop client

Account creation

Required to save citations

Required to download completed bibliography

Required to use Zotero

Required to use EndNote Web

Required to use Mendeley

Import from Online Databases

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Citation Styles

APA, MLA, Turabian, Chicago (only MLA is free)

APA, MLA, Turabian, Chicago

APA, MLA and 14 other styles plus 1200+ styles created by users

APA, MLA and 3300+ other styles

APA, MLA, and others

Bibliography Formats

Word Doc and Google Doc

RTF file that can be edited in Word

Word and Open Office

RTF file that can be edited in Word

Word and Open Office (plug-in required) and Google Doc

Best Uses

Good for creating bibliographies for papers.

Good for creating bibliographies for papers

Good for collecting and organizing sources and writing papers for classes.

Good for collecting and organizing sources and writing papers for classes.

Good for collecting and organizing sources and preparing research projects or manuscripts for publication.

Website

EasyBib

BibMe

Zotero

EndNote Web

Mendeley

How To Guide

EasyBib

BibMe

Zotero

EndNote Web

Mendeley

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