The "Basics of APA Style Tutorial" (American Psychological Association, 2011) provides a guide on applying some of the rules from the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition. This guide is not meant to replace the manual but act as a supplement to it.
Bibliographic reference tools, also known as bibliographic management software or citation managers, are robust tools that help you manage, organize and track your research as well as format bibliographies and in-text citations formatted in the appropriate style (APA, MLA, or Chicago).
Bibliographic Reference Tools allow you to:
This LibGuide will focus on the following bibliographic reference tools:
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Though these reference management tools are great for organization and note keeping, it is important to keep the following in mind:
The program will not correct typos, errors or ommissions from references manually inputted or imported from databases or catalogues.
Here a few links to libraries who have created comparison charts of bibliographic reference tools.