I haven’t used Zotero in a couple of years, but I thought I’d revisit it. It’s a great tool for philosophy essay writers.

It’s a free browser plugin (originally for Firefox, but now available for Chrome as well) that helps researchers wrangle bibliographic info in a central location. Once you’ve gathered your references, you can easily include them in Word or OpenOffice with the Zotero word processing plugins.

Check out the official intro video for a nice overview:

Or if you’re old-school, you can actually read about it here.