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Health Informatics & Health Information Technology (HIHIT)

Citation Managers


Use a citation manager to 

  • collect and organize your research

  • format citations for written work

  • share sources with team members or professors

Brief chart comparing citation managers

Extensive chart comparing citation managers

Ivey, Camille and Janet Crumb. (2018, July). "Choosing the right citation management tool: EndNote, Mendeley, RefWorks, or Zotero." Journal of the Medical Library Association 106(3): 399-403.

This review compares and describes 1) system requirements, browser extensions, mobile apps; 2) searches for and importing of references; 3) creation of bibliographies; 4) management and annotation of PDFs; 5) integration with library collections; 6) collaboration and social networking; 7) unique features.

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