Citation Managers


Based on the 10th edition (2007) of the AMA Manual of Style and References examples in JAMA

APA Style

Based on the 6th  edition of the APA (American Psychological Association) Manual, this format uses in-text parenthetical references with author and date.  The full bibliographic information is located on the References page.  This format is used by the social sciences, including psychology, sociology, and education.

APA Format

Here are some guidelines and examples for APA style:


EasyBib provides citation help for  AMA, APA, MLA, Chicago, and others. 


  • creates and/or imports citations
  • Provides thesis statement and outline assistance
  • Includes in-text and bibliographic citations

You can created an EasyBib Account.


Mendeley is a citation manager. The free version includes 2GB of online storage space.


  • Create and manages citations.
  • Imports and organizes PDFs
  • Insert in-text and bibliographic citations 


Zotero is a citation management too. It can be used with Firefox  or  on its own. 


  • creates  in-text and bibliographic citations
  • supports Chicago, MLA, APA,  and more.
  • acquires information from web sites
  • saves notes and full text articles
  • creates in-text citations, foot  notes, or end notes and  bibliographic citations

For additional information, see Zotero