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Citation Management Software

This guide provides information on RefWorks, EndNote, Zotero, and Mendeley.

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Descriptions

    RefWorks

    A web-based bibliography manager that makes it easy to import references to articles, books, web pages and other types of sources from online databases. Login to RefWorks.

    RefWorks is licensed by the University of Cincinnati and is available at no cost to all UC students, faculty and staff.

    RefWorks can help you:

    • Electronically collect, organize and manage your references in a personal database
    • Easily format bibliographies, footnotes and in-text citations into almost any output style
    • Conveniently link references to full-text articles, eliminating unwieldy storage of paper copy
    • Access your personal database 24/7 anywhere you have web access
    • Share your personal database (or any part of it) with anyone in the world who has Internet access
    • Receive quarterly automatic quarterly upgrades (no installation required)

    If you have any questions about RefWorks please contact Edith Starbuck at 558-1433.

    Other tools available:

    EndNote (for fee): A software program for publishing and managing bibliographies that you purchase and load on your computer. You can sign up for a free 30 day trial to test it. It is available for purchase at UC Bookstore.

    Zotero: "A free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. It lives right where you do your work—in the web browser itself."

    Mendeley: "A free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research. Automatically generate bibliographies, collaborate easily with other researchers online, easily import papers from other research software, find relevant papers based on what you’re reading, access your papers from anywhere online, read papers on the go..." and more.

    Register for RefWorks or EndNote Classes

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