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The resources provided here were evaluated by library staff during the Fall of 2008. We believe they can be useful to support individual student and group work. This does not, however, represent an endorsement of any product. Feel free to try out any that might be useful to you.

NOTE: SUNY Empire State College does not provide help or support for installing or using any of these tools. Please read all the requirements and installation documentation before installing anything on your computer. Refer to the help/contact info on the vendor sites if you require help.


Use these tools to highlight text on any web page for later refererence or sharing.

Citation Tools

Note: Refworks was discontinued as of 6/15/14. Please choose another service below.

  • Compare Citation Management Tools - FLOW, Mendeley, and Zotero  Icon
    Citation management tools allow you to save, sort, share, and cite your sources. This chart compares free citation management tools selected by the librarians, and the pages within offer details on each.
  • FLOW  Icon
    New citation management tool from Proquest. It is free to all faculty and students. You will need an email address to register for your free account.
  • Mendeley  Icon
    Online tool to help you collect, organize, share and cite your research sources in thousands of styles.
  • Zotero  Icon
    Online tool to help you collect, organize, share and cite your research sources in thousands of styles.
  • BibMe  Icon
    Online tool to build and format a bibliography of books, articles, websites or films in APA, MLA, Chicago or Turabian styles.
  • Citation Builder  Icon
    Online tool to create citations in MLA or APA styles.
  • Citation Machine  Icon
    Online tool to create citations in MLA, APA, Chicago or Turabian styles.
  • CiteMe for Facebook  Icon
    Online tool to create citations in MLA, APA, Chicago, Turabian or Harvard styles.
  • EasyBib  Icon
    Online tool to create citations and bibliographies in MLA, APA, Chicago and Turabian styles.

Bookmark & Share Sites

  • Diigo
    Bookmark, highlight, clip and sticky-note any page and then share your findings.
  • Evernote
    Captures & stores highlighted info (web page text or images, audio, etc.) and makes it accessible and searchable online.

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