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Citation Management Software

This guide provides information on RefWorks, EndNote, Sciwheel, and Zotero,

EndNote Desktop

EndNote LogoEndNote Desktop is the industry standard software tool for publishing and managing bibliographies, citations and references on the Windows and Macintosh desktop.

Pros of EndNote Desktop:

  1. Customizable
  2. Handles large article libraries well (>5,000) 
  3. Ability to fetch full text in batches
  4. Includes a free online EndNote account that syncs with your EndNote desktop account
  5. Insert references in Word and create citations and a bibliography using the style you need 
  6. Good online tutorials

Cons of EndNote Desktop:

  1. Cost 
  2. Steeper learning curve
  3. Does not add website information well

Help Using EndNote Desktop

Explore EndNote Desktop with a free 30 day trial. Check with the UC Bookstore about potential discounts.

Free 30 day trial

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