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Computational Social Science

Resources for students in the Computational Social Science masters program

What Are Citation Management Tools?

Citation management tools are programs that collect records or citations from research databases (indexes, catalogs, etc.) that you can then organize for your research projects. They also help you cite your research by creating bibliographies, citations, and footnotes automatically.

Why should I use a citation management tool?

  • To stay organized
  • To prevent transcription or typographical errors
  • To ease citing and creating bibliographies 

    What are the types of citation management tools?

    • Desktop Software: Endnote, Papers, etc.
    • Web-based: EndNote Web, Mendeley, etc.
    • Browser-based: Zotero

      Citation Management Guide

      Contact Information

      Jennifer Hart
      Librarian for Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics and Statistics
      Ryerson Physical Laboratory 156
      Email Jenny