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Citation management programs
A citation management program is a software application that enables you to collect, store, manage, share and create references automatically for your writing. The university libraries provide support to the following three major citation management programs: EndNote, Mendeley, and Zotero.
|EndNote is available on all library computers, and is free for UON students to download for their home computers.
Use EndNote to:
- Create a personal library to store references and full text documents
- Search and retrieve references from library catalogues and databases
- Insert in-text citations and create reference lists automatically in your chosen referencing style in Word
- Share references or entire libraries with others via EndNote online
For details, see the Library’s EndNote guide.
Mendeley is a citation management program, a PDF organizer, and an academic social network.
Use Mendeley to:
- Add papers from the web, library databases or from your desktop
- Manage references, attach and annotate PDF files
- Generate references, citations and bibliographies in a range of styles
- Use social networking to create a global citation management network
- Sync and access your library from anywhere online
For details, see the Library’s Mendeley guide.
Zotero is an open source citation management program.
Use Zotero to:
- Automatically sense content on the web and collect with a click
- Attach PDFs, notes and images to your citations
- Create citations and bibliographies automatically in Word, LibreOffice or Google Docs
- Synchronize your data across devices
- Share a Zotero library with as many people you like, at no cost
- Work with Zotero and Zoterobib.
For details, see the Library’s Zotero guide.