Many databases have copy and paste tools. This example is from JSTOR. Citation tools may be labeled:
Computer-generated citations may contain formatting mistakes. Always double-check them against the style guide for accuracy.
Citation manager apps can make your work easier by
No citation manager creates perfect citations. Check all your citations before submitting your work.
This chart offers a comparison of storing, organizing, and sharing your research with various citation management tools.
Captures website snapshots
Sharing capabilities include public and private groups
Crowd sourced database and individual paper recommendations
Share references with other EndNote Online users anywhere in the world.
|Word Processor Compatibility||YES||YES||YES|
|Share Resources with Others||YES||YES||If they have EndNote|
|Operating System Support||Linux, Mac, Windows, Zotero for Mobile||Mac, Windows, Linux, iOs app||Mac, Windows|
|Cost||Free (extra cost for upgraded storage)||Free (extra cost for more storage and additional group features)||This online-only version of EndNote is available for free but with limited features.|
|Storage||300 MB||2 GB||2 GB|
This guide includes content adapted with permission from the University Library System, University of Pittsburgh.