You can manage your references and bibliography in LaTex using the BibTex system. BibTex allows you to automatically generate and format a bibliography in a LaTeX document. You can do this by storing them in separate BibTeX database files (.bib extension). Advantages to doing this include:
There is a wealth of guides on how to do this available on the web, including LaTeX's own guide on bibliography management here.
This is also a really helpful guide on how BibTex works: https://www.latex-tutorial.com/tutorials/bibtex/