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Citation Management Software stores citations and creates formatted citations. There is no requirement to use this software, and it can take some time to learn. If you choose to do so, select your software and learn to use it before starting searching for materials. It is easiest to save citations from databases directly into the software. Review the subject guides below to learn about software available to USC affiliates.