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Reference management software


In this guide we have gathered essential information about reference management software. The software will help you to collect and organise your references and documents. 

When you use a reference management software program, you export references from a database or library catalogue to create a central library of all your references in the program. If a reference you want to use is not in a database repository or library catalogue, you may add it manually. You can integrate the program into MS Word to create automatic literature references in your text. 

There are many different reference management programs, some are free to use and some require a licence. Here you can read more about EndNote and Mendeley, two reference management software applications. 


Do you need assistance with a reference management program?

Please contact us at the Library if you want to learn more about the EndNote or Mendeley programs. You can also contact us at the Library if you are already using one of the programs but have encountered problems. 

If there are several of you who need help, we can arrange a meeting where can we discuss issues together. Keep an eye out for the Library's research seminars, which are given regularly, where one of the course instances is about EndNote.