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Overview of Mendeley and Zotero

What are Citation Manager Systems?

Citation management systems can help you manage and organize your citations and format bibliographies and footnotes in your papers.

Many different citation management tools are available such as Endnote, Mendeley, or Zotero. 

Most citation management tools can help you to:

  • Import citation information from databases and library catalogs
  • Collect, organize, and annotate citations
  • Manage PDF articles
  • Generate bibliographies, format footnotes, or end-notes in a variety of styles

Comparing Citation Managers

APA Citations

APA Citation Style

The most common citation style for health sciences literature. Listed below are a few links to help you familiarize yourself with this style.  Each Library also has a copy of the 6th and 7th editions of the APA Manual that can be borrowed.


Endnote is another citation management system which has a free basic version or a paid version.  WOHS does not have a subscription to Endnote.  Listed below are a few links if you would like to try the basic version.

APA Books


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