These are the three most popular citation managers.
Citation managers are tools to help you keep track of PDFs, articles, books and more during the course of research. Citation managers keep track of the specific data that will be used for in-text citations, footnotes, works cited pages, and more. Often, using a citation manager is more efficient than not using one at all. There are multiple citation managers available for download and use, which can be more confusing than helpful. However, the librarian is available, and excited, to help you discover the one that works best for you.
Most citation managers consist of three parts:
McGill University offers a great YouTube playlist about using Zotero. Each video, like this introduction, is about 1-3 minutes long.