Reference management tools

Reference Management Tools help students and teachers to create and manage their lists of references for research projects. Most tools are designed to organize citations into specific formats for the preparation of manuscripts and bibliographies.

BIS Abu Dhabi follows APA style and this format is available in the below mentioned free Reference Management Tools.

Online Tools:


RefMe is free online tool for reference management. You need to sign up for creating an account in RefMe and it is easy to create references in APA and other style formats.

BibMe is an automatic citation creator that supports MLA, APA, and Chicago formatting. BibMe leverages external databases to quickly fill citation information for you. BibMe will then format the citation information and compile a bibliography according to the guidelines of the style manuals. If you prefer, you can enter your citation information manually.

Desktop/online tools:

Zotero is a free and open-source reference management software to manage bibliographic data and related research materials. Please click to download the presentation to learn to:
• Install Zotero
• Create your Zotero library
• Add references to your Zotero library
• Manage your documents and references
• Create bibliographies
• Use Zotero with MS Word



British International School Abu Dhabi (BISAD) : A Nord Anglia Education School

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