Reference Management Tools

Reference 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

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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

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