Citation management software can take some of the hassle out of the research process! With a citation manager, you can:
The video below from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries offers an introduction.
Choosing a citation manager that fits your needs is important because they all have slightly different capabilities. Some factors to consider are:
There are a lot of great comparison charts for citations managers. My friends at the University of Wisconsin-Madison made this great one that compares 4 really common options: EndNote Desktop, EndNote Basic, Zotero, and Mendeley. The Wikipedia comparison chart compares many, many more options across all the features you may need. However, it may be overwhelming!
The video below walks you through the features of the four options listed in the UW-Madison comparison chart, but keep in mind that some details about the university license and discount price is specific to UW-Madison.