Helpful Quick Tools & Citation Format Info

Create a Quick Citation

basic citation & bibliography generators

Citation Machine


Look Up Citation Formats

learn APA, MLA, and Chicago citation styles

OWL Purdue Online Writing Lab

Chicago Manual of Style Online
(use MyLibrary Login off Campus)


bibliographic reference manager
login with your UNL email account

RefWorks Login (New Accounts)

RefWorks Login
(for accounts created before August 9, 2016)

Hello, RefWorks Users!
Do you use a computer with a UNL supplied Office 365 account?

Fill out this form to request access to the Microsoft Store. This will allow you add RefWorks Citation Manager to your Microsoft Word program. Access to the Microsoft Store is required regardless of your computer administrator permissions.

Visit the Refworks guide where you can also find the Refworks Citation Manager Request form and other Refworks information.


for RefWorks Help

Toni Anaya


a free reference management & networking tool

Mendeley Website

Hello, Mendeley Users!
Do you use a computer with a UNL supplied Office 365 account?

Use the Mendeley Desktop and its citing plugin if you are using Microsoft Office products licensed through UNL. We recommend that you do not upgrade to the new Mendeley Reference Manager at this time.

Visit our Mendeley guide for more information about importing and organizing documents, adding citations to documents, and helpful tips and tricks.


for Mendeley Help

Kiyomi Deards


collect, organize, cite, and share research sources through your browser

Zotero Website

Download Zotero

Visit our Zotero guide for more information about using Zotero including saving citations, mobile device features, and the Zotero Word plugin.


for Zotero Help

Erica Defrain


A citation and PDF manager

Use My EndNote for free or purchase the software program at a discounted rate.

My EndNote
(basic web version)

EndNote 20
(software purchase through Huskertech)

Visit our EndNote guide for more information about using EndNote including saving citations, sharing, and "Cite While You Write" features.


for EndNote Help

Melissa Gomis

Joan Konecky