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Physician Assistant Capstone Project: Citation Managers

Why Use a Citation Manager?

Get Organized

Save Time

Collaborate                                                     

  • A place to keep all your favorite literature (e.g. articles, abstracts, conference proceedings, book chapters, etc...
  • May be a list of those articles with links to the full-text web versions.
  • May also be the place you keep your downloaded PDFs
  • Insert citations as you write (or after you have completed your manuscript)
  • Automatically generate bibliographies
  • Change the citation style in one click
  •  Share your library of your favorite articles (and other types of publications) with others
  • Collaborate on papers using the same "library" of citations

 

 

Basic Comparison (EndNote vs. Mendeley vs. RefWorks vs. Zotero)

Endnote

Mendeley

RefWorks

Zotero 

Price

Free to FIU users (download from PantherTech) Free Free to FIU users Free
Online Version
Desktop Version No

Add and Search Notes

Tagging No
Eliminate Duplicates
Collaborate

Online (with anyone)

Desktop (with other EndNote users)

With anyone With other RefWorks users With anyone

Social Networking

No No
PDF Handling More details below More details below More details below More details below
Cite While You Write More details below Need desktop version. More details below. Need desktop version. More details below. Need desktop version. More details below.

FIU Libraries RefWorks Workshop Recording


Portions of this page have been mapped from our Citation Managers Comparison Library Guide. Visit the guide for more details.

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