Responding to COVID-19

Chat and email with us from 9am-9pm, 7 days a week! The Weaver Library is open Sunday through Friday 9am-9pm, and Saturday 9am-5pm. We’re providing limited services in the Main Library lobby. The Health Sciences Library is open to Health Sciences affiliates. Learn more about access during COVID-19.

Manage your citations

We've got the tools you need to collect, manage, and share your sources. Not sure which tool to use? See a comparison of reference management software. Still need help? Contact your librarian.

RefWorks

Sign in to RefWorks 

This web-based citation manager program is available to UA faculty, staff, and students. 

You can:

  • Import citations from library databases
  • Create bibliographies in your chosen style or create a custom style
  • Download Write-n-Cite into Microsoft Word to access citations and create footnotes and a bibliography

Learn more at the RefWorks Support Center or watch a video tutorial. If you are using the legacy version of RefWorks you can get support from the RefWorks Quick Start Guide and help pages

Please note:  The University of Arizona Libraries subscription to RefWorks will end on February 28, 2021. All users who want to keep citations and PDFs stored in RefWorks must transfer them to an alternate citation manager. After February 28, UA users’ RefWorks accounts will be permanently inaccessible. For help on transition from RefWorks - please go to https://libguides.library.arizona.edu/refworks-transition/

EndNote Web

Sign in to EndNote Web 

UA staff, students, and faculty are eligible for a free EndNote Web account.

  • Import citations from databases
  • Create and organize bibliographies
  • Cite while you write

You can also purchase EndNote desktop software from the UA Bookstores (discounted price for UA community).

Learn more at EndNote Web Help and EndNote Web Tutorials.

Mendeley

Get started with Mendeley 

This free reference manager helps you organize sources, collaborate with others, and discover the latest research. Software must be installed on a personal computer.

You can:

  • Manage references and citations
  • Search and discover content
  • Read and annotate articles
  • Upload PDFs and sync across devices
  • Create collaborative work groups
  • Join the UA Mendeley group to collaborate on campus

Zotero

Get started with Zotero

A free tool to collect, manage, cite, and share sources. 

You can:

  • Download Zotero as a Firefox extension or standalone application
  • Use plug-ins for other web browsers, Word, and LibreOffice
  • Sync your Zotero library to view from any computer
  • Use portable Firefox with Zotero on a flash drive to use on any computer

Learn more with the Zotero Quick Start Guide.