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Citation Format: Citation Management Tools

Utilize these resources to learn more about popular citation styles used in the health sciences.


Zotero is a free and open-source reference management software to manage bibliographic data and related research materials. 
  • Links to compatible web browsers
  • Multiple organization methods
  • Integrates into Word, LibreOffice, and Google Docs
  • Syncs across devices
  • Collaborate freely

EndNote is a commercial reference management software package, used to manage bibliographies and references.
  • Direct export
  • Importing text files
  • Importing PDF files


EndNote is the suggested citation management software for UMMC employees and students. 
  • Faculty & Staff: Request a download of desktop EndNote 21 from the IT Service Catalog 
  • Students: Access desktop EndNote 21 from the Citrix Portal.
  • All users can register for an EndNote Online Account


​Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research:
  • Automatically generate bibliographies
  • Collaborate easily with other researchers online
  • Easily import papers from other research software
  • Find relevant papers based on what you're reading
  • Access your papers from anywhere online