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Reference Managers: Zotero and Mendeley

Reference managers are easy-to-use tools that can help you collect, organize, cite, and share research sources. This guide will explain how to install Zotero and Mendeley.

Recommended programs

Buswell library offers support to current Wheaton users for Zotero and Mendeley.

 

Common features

Zotero and Mendeley provide similar functionality for:

  • Collecting and orgainzing citations and full-text
  • Creating bibliographies
  • Using different bibliographic styles
  • Word processor integration to "write and cite"
  • Using your mobile devices
  • Access from anywhere, syncing, and sharing via cloud-based options