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Citation Managers: Home

A guide to citation managers which are used to collect, organize and cite references.

Learn more about the citation managers that you have access to at MCW.



MCW Libraries does not have a subscription to EndNote, however a license for the desktop version of EndNote may be purchased from the Research Computing Center.

View the EndNote guide to find links to EndNote training, technical support, and learn how to configure your EndNote account to access the full-text of articles.



Zotero is an open source citation manager, and there is no cost to using it.  

View the Zotero guide to learn more about installing the software, technical support. and configuring your Zotero Library to access articles through MCW Libraries subscriptions. 



Mendeley is a free citation manager, 

View the Mendeley guide to learn more about installing the software and find links to technical support.


RefWorks-- Access to RefWorks will not be available after August 2018 --

MCW Libraries provides access to RefWorks for students, staff and faculty at MCW, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and Froedtert. 

View the RefWorks guide to learn more about using, installing, and trouble shooting RefWorks. 

Citation Manager Comparisons

These aren't your only options for citation managers; there are other free programs such as JabRef, and subscription programs like Papers

To learn more about the strengths and weaknesses of these products, consult the following comparison charts:

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