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Reference Managers: Zotero and Mendeley

Created by Patricia Kok

Reference manager applications allow researchers to save time by:                     Retrieving, collecting, and organizing references from our databases

  Creating bibliographies

  Inserting citations and footnotes in your research paper

                                           Storing and organizing documents

                                           Offering collaboration tools for groups projects                  

 Please remember:

 Reference tools are not error free, so always re-check your citations for correct information and formatting.

♦ Redeemer does not recommend one citation tool over another, but here we provide details on two popular free options for academic institutions.

 Many different reference managers are available. Which is right for you? Consider:

  • Cost involved 
  • System requirements
  • Mobile access 
  • Free personal storage
  • Collaboration needs
  • Tech support available 

♦ See the comparison chart in this guide for more information.

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