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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.

Citation Managers Compared

  EndNote Mendeley Sciwheel Zotero
Comparison of Features
Fee/Free-based Access Free to current UT Tyler students, faculty & staff Free to anyone Free to current UT Tyler students, faculty & staff Free to anyone
Web/Desktop-based Access Web-based Web-based & Desktop interface Web-based & Desktop interface Web-based & Desktop interface
Full or Restricted Features Restricted features  Full Features Full Features* Full Features
Imports References from... Some library databases Most library databases, Google Scholar, any internet website Most library databases, Google Scholar, any internet website, other citation managers Most library databases, Google Scholar, any internet website
Stores Up To... 10,000 citations unlimited storage on desktop Unlimited citation storage** unlimited storage on desktop
Provides Citations and References in the following formats: HTML, Rich Text Format (RTF),   Plain Text 

MS Word, Open Office, Plain Text

MS Word, Google Docs MS Word, Open Office, Plain Text
Product Support Unknown Fair Good Fair
         
Notes     * Full features are accessible because the product is institutionally subscribed.  
      ** Available because subscribed. The free version has a cap on storage.   

 

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