What can you do with a reference management software?

  • Import and export references from databases

  • Creating your own database (library) with your references

  • Saving PDFs

  • Create citations in a word document

  • Automatically create a bibliography in a word document

  • Customize the design of the reference to various styles of citing or specific journal requirements

  • Create publication lists

Some examples of Reference management software

EndNote - A software program that is installed on your computer, requires a licence. You can also create an account and work with Endnote Online from any computer or device and sync between your desktop and online libraries.

Zotero - Freely available, web based. You install a plug-in in the Mozilla Firefox browser to collect references from web pages and databases. Can also be used as a "standalone"-version with the Chrome and Safari browsers.

Mendeley - Freely available. Download software for free for Windows, Mac, Linux or IOS, create an account online and work with you library from any computer or device. In the Mendeley community you can share you research and network with other researchers in your field.

Seminars & individual tutorials

The library arranges introductory seminars on EndNote, Mendeley, Zotero and JabRef. We also offer individual tutorials to address your questions and problems. Please contact us using publicering@miun.se

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