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Citation Formatting and Bibliographic Management Tools

TOOLS FOR FORMATTING CITATIONS

NoodleTools: MLA/APA Bibliography Composer

http://www.noodletools.com/

Citation Machine
http://citationmachine.net/

Easy Bib
http://www.easybib.com/

TOOLS FOR FORMATTING & MANAGING CITATIONS
Zotero

http://www.zotero.com/
This is a Firefox browser-based system for bibilographic management; however, there are now Chrome and Safari extensions that expand Zotero's usability. Also, Zotero is now cloud-based, enabling you to access your Zotero account from multiple devices. Zotero allows you to drag and drop documents right into your Zotero library. 

Mendeley
http://www.mendeley.com

Mendeley is a very user friendly, non-browser dependent, citation management tool, compatible on both Macs and PCs. Mendeley is a desktop based program but data can be backed up to the cloud; Mendeley can also be downloaded to multiple devices and data can be synced. 

CiteULike
http://www.citeulike.org/
Free to anyone. It can be used with any web browser. It allows you to store and share citations via the internet. It also allows you to save .PDFs along with your citations and save then to your CiteuLike account.

Need help deciding which citation management program to choose? See:
http://www.mendeley.com/videos-tutorials/
http://www.zotero.org/support/screencast_tutorials

Need basic steps for using Mendeley?
Step-by-step Guide: Installing Mendeley
Step-by-step Guide: Using Mendeley

Need help and examples of how to cite your sources? Check out: 
Citing Your Sources Help Guide