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Citation Management

Mendeley | Zotero | EndNote Basic | Other Citation & Document Managers

The links below will provide examples of how to cite sources in the four main citation styles used at Mercer University. What are the differences between 3 of the styles below?   Citation generators and converters

Mendeley (PC, Mac, Linux)
  • Free software/web hybrid for PC, Mac, Linux
  • Organizes and manages the pdfs that are already on your computer
  • Introduces social networking tools to collaborate with fellow researchers, including sharing lists of references and collaborative tagging of documents
  • Sync PDFs to your web account for access to them anywhere you are online
  • Annotate PDFs
  • Search within the text of all of your PDFs
  • You can find more information about it on the Mendeley website.
  • For more information about Mendeley and Zotero

Zotero (Online Firefox Extension, Mac, Windows, and Linux) Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh] is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources.
  • Zotero for Firefox lets you capture and organize all your research without ever leaving the browser
  • Zotero Standalone runs as a separate application and plugs into your choice of browser
  • Automatically capture citation information from web pages
  • Import citations from other citation managers
  • Store PDFs, files, images, links, and whole web pages for easy retrieval
  • Create bibliographies in Word and OpenOffice
  • For more information about Mendeley and Zotero

EndNote Basic

EndNote Basic is a database program for managing bibliographic citations. It can automate much of the work of organizing and formatting citations and bibliographies in your writing. EndNote Basic can connect to online sources such as library catalogs and article databases, output results in over 1,000 different bibliographic styles, and more. To access EndNote Basic, go to ISI Web of Knowledge Click on "Endnote" and set up an account. You need to be on the Mercer Network to create an account. It is free to Mercerians.

Endnote Basic (formerly EndNote Web) User Guide

Citation Managers Document Managers

Questions? In Savannah, please contact Carolyn Klatt or call 912-721-8224. In Macon, please contact Anna Krampl or call 478-301-4144
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