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Zotero and Mendeley

Zotero and Mendeley are two free citation managers that are simple, useful, and widely recommended by scholars. For more information about each software, visit its page on the LibGuide:

Citation Managers Galore!


Sometimes called "reference management software," a citation manager is a type of software that helps you to save, organize, and share research and citations online. Citation managers can be integrated with your web browser to allow you to easily save information about articles, books, and other resources that you discover online, in databases, and in library catalogs.




Image borrowed from Gradzette, "Citation and Organization," 12/2/2013

Comparisons of Citation Managers

There are many citation managers to choose from. Which one is for you? See how they compare: