The Librarian’s Toolbox: Reopened! — Citation Managers – Regina Vertone & Jennifer Anderson

Streamlining Writing and Research with Citation Managers – Regina Vertone & Jennifer Anderson

  • collect
  • organize
  • format & cite

turn articles, books,and other sources into citations.


  • save time
  • cite sources and avoid plagiarism
  • synthesize research
  • discover new sources
  • collaborate
  • search for papers
  • create or follow groups to share research

Example:  Mendeley –

Choosing a Citation Manager:

  • cost
  • who are you collaborating with
  • ease of use
  • storage

My take away:

May consider use RefWorks or Zotero for the core functions for literature search results management.