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Manage Your Sources

Always Check Your Citations

Citation Managers aren't perfect. Don't forget to check your citations for missing or inaccurate information. Always double-check your citations and bibliography for proper formatting.

How do I manage my sources?

  • Use citation and research management tools to organize your sources and create a personalized database of citation information. 
  • They make it easy to create bibliographies and add in-text citations to your documents in many different styles. 

How do I know which tool to use?

  • There are many tools available to help you manage your research. 
  • Try a few tools before committing to one to ensure that the citation tool will meet your needs.
  • Use the Manage Your research activity linked below to help you choose the right tool for your needs

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