Citing

Writing and Learning Services has prepared reference guides for some of the documentation styles used at the University.

MacEwan University APA Style Guides – 6th Edition

MacEwan University MLA Style Guides – 8th Edition

MacEwan University Chicago Style Guide

MacEwan University ASA Style Guide

Reference Managers

Reference managers are applications that help you manage references and generate citations and bibliographies. Several reference managers exist with different features and strengths. The table below summarizes the features of some of the most popular free ones.

Reference Manager Mendeley Zotero Qiqqa EndNote Basic WizFolio

Cost

Free

Free

Free (with ads)

Free

Free (with ads)

Paid version

Pay for additional storage

Pay for additional storage

Pay for additional storage

N/A

Pay for additional storage

Available free storage

2GB

300MB

2GB

50,000 references

5000 references
50 articles/month

Stores PDF Documents

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Organize references into folders/groups

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Annotate documents

Yes

No

Yes

No

No

Number of supported citation styles

1000s

7000

1000s

21

Limited

References stored on the web

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

References stored on personal computer

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

Ability to share references

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Compatability

Mac, Windows, Linux, Android

Firefox add-on.
Mac, Windows, Linux

Windows, Android

Online only

Mac, Windows, Linux

Integration with Microsoft Word

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

More information

Website

Website

Website

Website

Website

PDF version