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Marketing Research for PhD Students: Research Resources and Library Services: Citing/Copyright

Guide to library research tools and library services

What is a Citation Manager?

Citation Managers, also known as Citation Management Tools, are designed to help the research workflow. 

Each tool has different features but in general, many can help you:

  • Keep track of articles, books, websites, and other resources for your project or paper

  • Store available full-text PDFs for a specific source

  • Annotate your sources

  • Create bibliographies of your sources for various citation styles

  • Use plug-ins to insert in-text citations as you write.

RefWorks Cancellation

NOTE:  Access to RefWorks will cease on August 31, 2020.

If you have a RefWorks account, visit our RefWorks Transition Guide for more information, including steps to export your citations to a new citation manager.

What is RefWorks?
RefWorks is a web-based citation manager that helps you manage citations, create bibliographies, and store references & sources from your research.

Open Source/Free Citation Managers

The account you set up with Zotero is separate from your UWM accounts and you will be able to use it anywhere, even after you leave UWM. It also has a robust help and tutorial community. It offers many of the same features as RefWorks, such as the ability to insert citations and format bibliographies in Word and Google Docs as you write using a plug-in.

Zotero Tutorials

The account you set up with Mendeley is separate from your UWM accounts and you will be able to use it anywhere, even after you leave UWM. It also has a robust help and tutorial community. It offers many of the same features as RefWorks, such as the ability to insert citations and format bibliographies in Word and Google Docs as you write using a plug-in.

Mendeley Tutorials

The account you set up with EndNote is separate from your UWM accounts and you will be able to use it anywhere, even after you leave UWM. It also has a robust help and tutorial community. It offers many of the same features as RefWorks, such as the ability to insert citations and format bibliographies in Word and Google Docs as you write using a plug-in.

EndNote Web Tutorials

Copyright Considerations

The Copyright Law of the United States  governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material.

Writing without Plagiarism

Writing Without Plagiarism

This is a guide to organizing your research and writing process so that you minimize the risk of plagiarism. It will help you answer questions like:

What is Plagiarism?Do I need to cite this?How do I cite this?How do I keep track of all the sources I use?