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Citation & Research Management Tools

Apps and websites to help organize and cite your research sources.

Research & Citation Tools - Comparison

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Save references and source citations

RefWorks
EndNote Basic
Zotero
Mendeley

These citation management tools allow you to save references and source citations.

RefWorks is the recommended tool when using EAGLEsearch. You may login to RefWorks at the top of the EAGLEsearch page and add references seamlessly to your RefWorks account.

Work with others on a group paper or project

RefWorks
EndNote Basic
Zotero
Mendeley

These citation management tools allow you to share your resources with others.

Quickly cite a work within my document

RefWorks
EndNote Basic

RefWorks allows you to create in-text citations or bibliographies within the document you are writing. 

Use a tool that works with MACs

RefWorks
EndNote Basic
Zotero
Mendeley

All of these tools offer access for Windows-based and Apple computers. Mendeley also allows an offline application for MACs.

Use a tool that has offline access

RefWorks
Mendeley

Add citations in your documents while offline with Write-N-Cite from Refworks. RefWorks allows you to view and read your documents without being connected to the internet using a service called DropboxMendeley offers a desktop version that may be downloaded for offline use.

Use a free tool that doesn't require an ERNIE login

Zotero
Mendeley
EndNote Basic

Not an ERAU student, faculty, or staff member? While you can't access all of the features of RefWorks or ProQuest Flow without an ERNIE login, Zotero & Mendeley are available for you to download or use online at any time. (Note: Some premium features may require a paid subscription.)

EndNote Basic is available for free, with additional citation styles available for ERAU users.

Use a tool that is subscribed to and supported by the Hunt Library

RefWorks
EndNote Basic

If you are an ERAU student, faculty, or staff you have full access to our RefWorks,and EndNote Basic services.

Please note that EndNote Basic does not offer as many citation management features as RefWorks.

Have a question? Contact us at the Hunt Library and we will be happy to help!