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Assistive Technology Studies and Human Services

This guide serves the online courses for Assistive Technology

Citation Managers - Zotero Bib and EndNote Basic (EndNoteWeb)

Citation managers are software that keep track of your sources and will help format your citations in a variety of styles.

  • Zotero Bib -  is a free service that helps you build a bibliography instantly from any computer or device, without creating an account or installing any software. See FAQ at https://zbib.org/faq.   It is also helpful for its feature to save as an .RIS file that can be imported into a more robust citation manager such as EndNote Web.  Zotero Bib APA 7th style will automatically correct for sentence case capatilization.
  • EndNote Web (currently called EndNote Basic , EndNote Online) - free to CSUN students, staff, and faculty; integrates with MS Word and several browsers (IE,Chrome, Firefox); can export references directly from many databases.   You can contact EndNote help desk, Monday-Friday, 6 am (Pacific time) - 5pm at 800-336-4474. [Press 4 for Technical Support, press 1 for Endnote] The drawback  you need to have internet access,  Check and improve, if needed, your saved records and prepare your list of references before you start writing your paper.   (https://www.youtube.com/user/EndNoteTraining/videos

Style Guidelines