Zotero is the only research tool that automatically senses content, allowing you to add it to your personal library with a single click. Whether you're searching for a preprint on arXiv.org, a journal article from JSTOR, a news story from the New York Times, or a book from your university library catalog, Zotero has you covered with support for thousands of sites.
There are a number of popular citation tools that harvest bibliographic data from catalogues, databases and websites. They halp you to keep track of the sources you use and format your bibliography.
Some schools use EndNote and RefWorks. These are utilities that inistitutions can license or individuals can sign up to use.
The Tyndale Library recommends that you use Zotero. This is a free open source program that downloads quickly to your Mozilla FireFox web browser. It is a very powerful tool for you to keept track of your research.
This guide will provide information on management tools and citation generators.
NOTE: Citation generators do not save your references.
Here is a list of free online citation generators. These generators allow you to enter your resource's (e.g. journal article, web page, book) information and then it allows you to create a citation and biblography (works cited) reference that you can copy and paste into your paper.