Citation management

Recommended software

Tools for managing your bibliographies

Bibliographic management software allows a researcher to create, organize and import references. You can cooperate with others, cite while you write, automatically format references in specific bibliographic styles, and create bibliographies. The CEU Library offers assistance with the following software. Request a citation management training.


Web-based citation management free at CEU through a library license for Web of Science. You can register here for login and password. Works with word processors via a plugin. (Interface is different from EndNote desktop version).


Free. Firefox browser/desktop version. Plugin for word processors. Very good integration, synchronization, sharing. Download Zotero.  See our Research Guide on “Using Zotero for Managing your Research Sources” for more detailed information.

Watch this video to learn how Zotero can make your life easier: Manage Your Sources with Zotero.


Free. Works with word processor via a plugin. Sharing, good annotation tools. Powerful PDF reader. Download Mendeley.