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Research Management Systems: Online Bluebooking Tools

This guide provides an overview of bibliographic or citation management software including links to tutorials and guides for using, among others: RefWorks, Endnote, Zotero and Mendeley.

Online Version of the Bluebook & General Bluebook Guides

Request a 60-day trial to the The Bluebook Online by emailing reference@law.villanova.edu

Copy with Reference and Other Citation Tools

  • Bloomberg Law Copy with Citation 
    • Highlight text in a Bloomberg Law document and the Copy with Citation link will appear
    • Copies text and generates citation which is hyperlinked to Bloomberg (or disable this feature by unchecking the box)
    • Only one citation format is available
    • Additional information about this tool
       
  • HeinOnline Cite
    • Click on Cite link that appears above the Table of Contents (in the left column) of any HeinOnline document to display citation information for the page
    • Choose from Cite this Document or Pincite this Document options
    • Citations displayed in Bluebook 21st Edition format but provides links to ALWD as well as international citation formats such as Oxford University Standard for the Citation of Legal Authorities (OSCOLA), Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation (McGill Guide) and the Australian Guide to Legal Citation (AGLC)
       
  • Lexis+ Copy Citation 
    • Click on Copy Citation link available for the following types of documents on Lexis+: Cases, Statutes and Legislation, Administrative Codes and Regulations, Administrative Materials, Secondary Materials, Jury Instructions, Scientific, Company and Financial
    • Select desired citation format. Defaults to Standard (Bluebook) format but ALWD and state style manual citation formats are also available.
    • Additional information about this tool
       
  • Westlaw Copy with Reference

Free Citation Generators

Upload a Document Citation Checkers

Browser Add-ons for Westlaw & Lexis