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Reference managers are easy-to-use tools that can help you collect, organize, cite, and share research sources. This guide will explain how to install Zotero and Mendeley.


Creating Bibliographies

There are 2 ways to create a bibliography:

  • Use the "insert bibliography" feature of the Word plug in.
  • Create, copy, and paste a bibliography from your Zotero database.

IMPORTANT:  If you create a bibliography using Zotero, you may need to "transpose" the case of the citation titles if your citation style requires that only the initial word in the title be capitalized.  

  1. Highlight the entry in Zotero
  2. Mouse-over the title in the detail window
  3. Right-click and select Transpose Text -> Sentence Case