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Reference management software

Welcome to the Reference management software guide!

In this guide you will find information about reference management software. Reference management software is used for collecting and organizing your bibliographic references. You can integrate the references with MS Word so that you can create automated literature references in your text.

When using a Reference Manager, you export references from a database or library directory, and then create a single library of all your references in the application. If a reference you want does not exist in a database or library directory, you can add it manually. If you are writing with LaTeX, you can use a reference manager to organize your Bibtex file. There are many different reference management programs, both free and those that require a license. In this guide, you can read more about EndNote, EndNote Online (Former EndNote Web) and Mendeley.


Need help with Reference management software?

Please feel free to contact us at the library if you want to learn about EndNote, EndNote Online or Mendeley programs. If you are more in your department who needs help then we can book a meeting together. Below is a link to the booking form for help with reference management programs. Keep an eye out for the library's PhD student course, which is given regularly, where one of the course cases is about EndNote. You may also contact us at the library if you already use any of the programs but have encountered any problems.