Citation management software programs allow you to download citations from various websites and databases. They also help you electronically store and organize the citations and insert them into your paper.
The library provides support and instructions for using the following citation management tools:
If you're looking for a lightweight tool to just format individual citations, take a look at citation generators like EasyBib.
Note: Always check the citations generated by an online tool, since they can have small errors. Be sure the citation follows the citation style you are using. Citation Style Guides are available here.
Other citation management questions? Ask A Librarian.