Use Citation Tools

What are citation tools?

Citation tools (sometimes called citation managers or reference managers) are programs that help you organize and cite your sources. You can export citations and articles from databases directly into your citation tool of choice, then use the same program to automatically cite your sources in Word and create a bibliography when your research is complete.

Two citation tools we recommend are RefWorks and Zotero. There are others available, but librarians at Krueger Library are available to help you with RefWorks or Zotero today.

RefWorks

Export your citations from library databases to RefWorks. Automatically format in-text citations and your bibliography in seconds, all from your browser of choice. Click on the logo to log in.

Off campus? Use the WSU RefWorks off campus code: RWWinonaSU.

Zotero

Export your citations from library databases to Zotero. Automatically format in-text citations and your bibliography in seconds, all from your browser of choice. Click on the logo to get started.