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Citation Management Software

Learn how a citation management tool can make your research life easier.


What is a citation manager?

A citation manager is a piece of software that helps you collect and organize your research and create bibliographies and in-text citations. Citation managers generally offer a range of citation styles and features to choose from.

Which citation managers does the library support?

The Northeastern library supports EndNote, Mendeley, RefWorks and Zotero. We also support the use of BibTeX and LaTeX.

Which citation manager should I use?

While citation managers generally have the same basic functions, each one offers some specific features.

Our citation manager comparison chart (below) can help you identify the features that will work best for you. See also our tutorial on choosing a citation manager.

Workshops and recordings

All workshops are offered synchronously over Zoom. See the library calendar for more information.

Introduction to Citation Managers: Register

Tuesday, September 26 | 12:00-12:45pm Eastern Time

Introduction to Citation Managers: Register

Thursday, September 28 | 12:00-12:45pm Eastern Time

Getting Started with RefWorks: Register

Wednesday, October 4 | 12:00-12:45pm Eastern Time

Getting Started with Mendeley: Register

Thursday, October 5 | 12:00-12:45pm Eastern Time

Getting Started with Zotero: Register

Tuesday, October 10 | 12:00-12:45pm Eastern Time

Getting Started with EndNote: Watch now


10 Advanced EndNote Features: Watch now