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Citation Managers: An Overview

This research guide is being created to answer the most commonly asked questions and to allow you adequate time to transition your citations to another manager.

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Paper (MAC iOS)

Papers helps you collect and curate the research material that YOU are passionate about.  This reference manager will improve the way you find, organize, read, cite and share information. 



Organize your papers with folders, labels and stars. Search your library in real-time or quickly look up a paper online.  Automatically fix references with incomplete data and clean up duplicates. Always keep your library organized and clean. Effortlessly.


Everyone has their own way of doing things, so ReadCube is easy to use alongside other tools you may be using.

  • ReadCube's desktop software is available for both Mac and PC.
  • Use ReadCube with other citation tools such as EndNote, Zotero, and many more.
  • ReadCube’s new Chrome extension enables users to easily import articles into their ReadCube library while on web.

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Other Research Guides to Consider

For MORE information on Endnote and Mendeley...these research guides can help.


Endnote (Basic)

Endnote (Advanced)




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  • Need help with finding research topics, finding sources, or using citation systems like MLA or APA?
  • Get individualized research assistance with your research.
  • Request a time that fits with your schedule.
  • Librarians are generally available 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM.
  • Please note that we do not proofread papers nor help with writing difficulties.

Citation Manager Research Guides

What to know how to properly format your sources?  Check out these research guides.

APA Style Guide

MLA Style Guide

Chicago Style Guide

Council of Science Editors

AMA Style