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Citation Managers: Comparison

Citation managers are tools that allow you to import and store citations which can then be shared with others. You can also create bibliographies.

EndNote

FREE

to UT Tyler students, faculty and staff

web based


DIRECT EXPORT FROM

some library databases

ability to import BibTex files

stores up to 10,000 citations


EXPORT BIBLIOGRAPHIES TO

HTML

Rich Text Format (RTF)

Plain Text

mobile website

Zotero

FREE

to anyone

primarily web based, desktop client available

 

DIRECT EXPORT FROM

most library databases

Google Scholar

anywhere on the web

ability to import BibTex files

unlimited storage on the desktop, 100MB free on the web

 

EXPORT BIBLIOGRAPHIES TO

Microsoft Word

Open Office

Plain Text

unofficial apps available for iOS and Android

Mendeley

FREE

to anyone

primarily a desktop client, web interface available

 

DIRECT EXPORT FROM

most library databases

Google Scholar

anywhere on the web

ability to import BibTex files

unlimited storage on the desktop, 2GB free on the web

 

EXPORT BIBLIOGRAPHIES TO

Microsoft Word

Open Office

Plain Text

Apps available for iOS and Android