UWRT 150 Writing Seminar (Radmehr): Citation Management Tools


Citation Management Tools

Citation management tools collect, manage, and assist in the creation of accurate citations for your research sources. They are generally quite easy to use, integrate with your web browser--where you do your work--and best of all, are FREE!

Some professors may have a preference as to which citation management tool they use and may suggest one over another. But, it's often simply a case of personal preference as to which interface you prefer.

Below you will find links to RIT Library infoguides that provide abundant information about setting up and using four of these citation management tools.


Registering from off campus

You can register from off campus if you set up your account through Web of Science.  PLEASE NOTE that EndNote will not recognize your RIT institutional login and is not currently compatible with RIT's single sign-on utility.

  • Go to Web of Science using the link above and log in with your RIT username and password when prompted
  • On the top right, you will see purple Register button - click this button and the following will appear on your screen:

  • Follow the instructions to register your account - please use your RIT email address

Install EndNote tools on your computer

Once you have registered and logged in:

From the banner menu in EndNote, click on "Downloads."  You will be able to download several utilities to your personal computer that will help you use EndNote most effectively.

EndNote Click

EndNote Click requires a free registration to use; it does not integrate with your existing RIT username and password. If you use EndNote Online, you can use the same account to access EndNote Click.

Access EndNote Basic Online

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Use of RIT resources is reserved for current RIT students, faculty and staff for academic and teaching purposes only.
Please contact your librarian with any questions.

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