Manage your citations

We've got the tools you need to collect, manage, and share your sources. 

Not sure which tool to use? Take a look at our Citation Manager Comparison

Still need help? Contact your librarian.


Desktop version

Download EndNote desktop software -  free due to a campus license from the Libraries.

How to use EndNote 20 in seven minutes: MacOS - video
How to use EndNote 20 in seven minutes: Windows  - video

Web version

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

Sign in to EndNote Online

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

EndNote Online - video tutorials

For more detailed information and help with Endnote, see this guide to Getting Started with Endnote.


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


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.


Please note: The University of Arizona Libraries subscription to RefWorks ended on February 28, 2021. UA users' RefWorks accounts are now permanently inaccessible. See more information on the transition away from RefWorks.