banners training3-01Reference Management Tools help scholars to create and manage their lists of references for research projects. Most tools are designed to organize citations into specific formats for the preparation of manuscripts and bibliographies. Many search tools provide ways to download references into reference management tools. 

This module will help  you develop the skills necessary to use three of the most used management softwares: Mendeley, Zotero and EndNote Web.

Part A: Mendeley

Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research. In this module you will learn how to:

• Register to Mendeley
• Create your Mendeley Library
• Manage your documents and references
• Cite references
• Share Documents and References

Format: ppt
Size: 6.3 MB

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Part B: Zotero

Zotero is a free and open-source reference management software to manage bibliographic data and related research materials. In this module you will learn how to:

• Install Zotero
• Create your Zotero library
• Add references to your Zotero library
• Manage your documents and references
• Create bibliographies
• Use Zotero with MS Word

Format: ppt
Size: 5 MB

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Part C: EndNote Web

EndNote Web is the web-based implementation of EndNote, a commercial reference management software package, used to manage bibliographies and references when writing essays and articles. In this module you will learn how to:

• Register to EndNote Web
• Search for articles
• Save bibliographic citations
• Select format for the saved citations

Format: ppt 
Size: 4.4 MB
Additional documents: Exercise sheets in doc format here

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Note: Endnote Web is not offered to all R4L registered institutions.