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RefWorks or EndNote....can't decide???

Choosing a Citation Manager

Citation managers help you organize and keep track of your references and generate bibliographies. Some also have plugins for in-paper citations, the ability to attach full text pdfs to citations, and tools to share your bibliographies with collaborators. Which one should you use?

Cost

Library Support

Accessibility

Get it

EndNote Desktop

Free for UMMS/UMMHC users. Software download from the Lamar Soutter Library

Yes

Contact Penny Glassman

Desktop software.
(Can sync with EndnoteOnline, EndNoteWeb or EndNote Basic)

Free software download from the Lamar Soutter Library

EndNoteWeb
EndNoteOnline
EndNoteBasic

Free

Yes

Web based

myendnoteweb.com/

RefWorks


Free for UMMS/UMMHC users.
Create an account.

Yes

Contact Nancy Harger.

Web based

refworks.com/

Mendeley

Free

No

Web based or desktop

mendeley.com/

Zotero

Free

No

Web based

www.zotero.org/

Papers

$79 --  or $49 for students.

No

Web based, good on mobile devices

papersapp.com/


For a more complete comparison chart, see Penn State's guide to choosing a citation manager