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Using Information Responsibly for Your Assignments: Bibliographic Management Tools

Bibliographic Management Tools - What are they?

  • Online tools or software
  • Manage your list of references or bibliographies
  • Import citations from major databases
  • Format papers and create bibliographies in different formats




  • The Library provides access to EndNote for all current CUHK students, faculty and staff
  • EndNote is a research tool and citation manager. Use it to:
  • Import and store references that you find in LibrarySearch and PDFs downloaded from journal websites or online database
  • Create bibliographies and reference lists in over 5,000 styles
  • Share references with research partners and colleagues in EndNote Web

<< Download Endnote X9 installer >>



  • The Library provides access to RefWorks, a campus-wide bibliographic management tool, for all current CUHK students, faculty and staff
  • A web-based bibliography and database manager that helps
    • To import citations directly from most databases available through the Library website
    • To generate a bibliography or reference list in a variety of citation styles
    • To format in-text citations or footnotes in seconds
    • To create bibliographies in different document formats such as Word, RTF, HTML, etc.
    • To organize and create your own personal database

Go to RefWorks and create your personal account.

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