Citation management tools:
Citation management tools work by:
The software then stores this information until you are ready to create a citation or bibliography. Once you choose a citation style, the tool will create a properly formatted citation or bibliography.
There are a wide variety of tools available.
Beware! Citation management tools (or citations from Google Scholar or a library database) are computer generated and are NOT ALWAYS 100% accurate. So, use the tools to get you started formatting your bibliography or works cited list, but ALWAYS double-check the citation formats in a style guide or through an authoritative web resource, such as the Purdue OWL.