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What are citation/reference management tools?

Citation/reference management tools help in organising citations, some of these tools are software which helps in

  1. importing citations from databases and websites;
  2. create bibliographies;
  3. annotate articles;
  4. save, organise and build collections of pdfs, images, graphs and other files needed for research, and of course share library.

Which software is right for you?

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Some things to think about when you are about to choose one of the many citation management softwares available online.

  • Use software which your friends and colleagues are using, it will make it easier to share and collaborate with them.
  • Use what you like and are most comfortable with, there is no one perfect software/program.
  • You can use more than one software, a good tool will allow transfer of data stored from one software to another.


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