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This guide brings together tools and tricks to help law students organize research and make Bluebooked citations.

Tools to Make Research Easier

Did you know?

  • Reference management software can help you create Bluebook citations 
  • Lexis Advance & WestlawNext have tools to organize your research and generate Bluebook citations

Many law students are unaware of the valuable tools that can make researching and citing sources easier and faster. This guide will introduce you to the citation managment software Zotero, show you how you can use it for legal research and citations, and give you tips and tricks for using Westlaw, LexisNexis, and other tools that can take the stress out of Bluebooking and managing research

But which one should I choose?

With all the different options out there, how do you know which one to pick? Here are some suggestions:

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A Note of Caution

Most reference tools were developed for use in the social and hard sciences. No tool creates perfectly formatted Bluebook citations, and you will still need to be familiar with Bluebook rules.