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Putting it all together
Organizing your research and putting your ideas down on paper can be difficult. You can get writing help at the Writing Center.
Citing Sources Using a Citation Manager
Keep track of all of your reference lists and bibliographies. Pitt's library resources work with citation management tools and allow you to import citations from sources like PittCat and article databases.
Mendeley manages your reference lists and serves as an academic social network. Organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research.
EndNote allows you to search online bibliographic databases, organize references and create and format instant bibliographies. It's integrated with Microsoft Word as well.
Zotero is an application that collects, manages, and cites research sources. It's easy to use, connects with your web browser to download sources, and best of all it's free.
Need help with formatting citations? Use this brief guide to five major styles.
What is EndNote?
EndNote is a citation management tool that allows you to organize your references, create bibliographies, and search some databases. It is available on computers in the Campus Computing Labs. Students and faculty may also acquire personal copies through Computing Services and Systems Development (CSSD).
Currently Pitt faculty and students may download EndNote at no cost from the Pitt software download site.