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Comparison of Citation Managers
Not sure which citation manager is right for you? This Wikipedia article outlines the strengths and features of a variety of citation management tools.
EndNote is available free of charge to current Einstein students, postdocs, faculty, and staff through the Library's site license with Clarivate Analytics.
Learn more about EndNote.
RefWorks is a web-based citation management tool. The D. Samuel Gottesman Library has a subscription. It is available from on campus and remotely (with remote access ID and password).
- Gather references from many online resources.
- Save article PDFs
- Format references into bibliographies and papers
- Share references with colleagues
There are two versions of RefWorks
Legacy RefWorks is the classic interface most long-time RefWorks users are familiar with. Legacy RefWorks will continue to be supported.
New RefWorks has a streamlined, responsively-designed interface. You MUST use your institutional ID to create an account. It easy to export all of your references, file attachments, and folders from Legacy RefWorks.
Learn more about RefWorks.
Zotero is a free citation management tool that allows users to collect, manage and cite research resources. Users can also create collections/libraries for specific research projects, share data with collaborators, and generate bibliographies.
Learn more about Zotero.
SciWheel (formerly F1000 Workspace)
Sciwheel is a platform for scientists to collect, write & discuss scientific literature. References and full-text PDFs can be imported from databases such as PubMed. Sciwheel also includes tools for annotating and sharing PDFs. The plugin for Microsoft Word allows users to insert citations into documents and create formatted bibliographies. To enable roaming access, use your Einstein email address when creating your account.
Learn more about Sciwheel.
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