You can use the Note forms to enter research notes as you are working on a paper, to categorize excerpts and comments you find in source works:
To add a note record:
Additional Note forms in Citation can be used for any kind of textual data, such as excerpts, comments, and transcripts.
For details on the different types of information in the example record above, see the general guidelines for entering note records.
Citation recognizes Note forms as records containing textual data you might want to include in essays you are writing. When you click the Cite button on the Short List, Citation transfers the excerpt, along with a Cite key for the note, to your paper.
More information in the QuickStart Handbook on using Citation to organize research notes. We highly recommend that you browse through the Handbook, even if you are just reading through the exercises. This will give you an excellent overview of how to incorporate Citation into your reading and note taking.
How to use Citation