Reference managers (also called citation managers or bibliographic management software) offer a way to save, organize and manage references. Many work with word processing software to format in-text citations and bibliographies for papers and theses, allow you to share references, and enable you to attach or link PDFs to a citation record.
Wikipedia comparison of reference management software
If you've never used Zotero before, use the QuickStart Guide to get started.
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To use Zotero to find specific articles in our library's databases, set up the Open URL resolver with this link: http://ucelinks.cdlib.org:8888/sfx_local?
An in-depth discussion of the relative virtues of Endnote and Zotero.
Electronic books come in a variety of forms. Some are accessed through our catalogs and databases and read over the Internet on a computer screen. Others can be downloaded to a computer and in some cases to mobile devices.
As the technologies of e-books are evolving, so are the formats for citing them in footnotes and bibliographies. Here are guides to citing e-books in the three most common styles:
For more information, see:
Thanks to Purdue University for permission to use their citation guides.