A true wonder of the modern day are the bibliographic management tools, including Zotero, EndNote, and Mendeley. (I wrote college papers -- even when a master's student -- on a manual typewriter on erasable bond paper typing paper so I am easily impressed, but they really are good.) These tools help a researcher by providing database software to:
Here is a library-sponsored table comparing a few of the the products:
Here is information about some of the products:
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