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Citation Management Tools to Organize Your Research

Citation Management Tools are applications that enable you to organize references and create properly fomated bibliographies. Not sure which to use? See this comparison of citation management software or test out a few different options.

Endnote Desktop is a desktop application. Discounted copies can be purchased through UH Information Technology Service's Endnote Site License Program.

Endnote Basic (formerly Endnote Web) is an online program that helps you organize references and create properly formatted bibliographies. This is a separate program from the desktop version of EndNote. It is a free version of EndNote available for institutions which subscribe to ISI Databases, like Web of Science.

Mendely is a free reference manager that allows you to organize references, create citations, and bibliographies

Zotero is a free, open source citation management tool. 

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