Reference manager applications allow researchers to save time by: Retrieving, collecting, and organizing references from our databases
Inserting citations and footnotes in your research paper
Storing and organizing documents
Offering collaboration tools for groups projects
♦ 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.