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Athletic Training Subject Guide: Citation Managers

 

Citation Tools

Citation Managers

Desktop Versions:

Docear

Relatively new citation manager program that is still in beta mode. Open source and available for: Windows, Mac, and Linux. Collaboration features are not stellar, but it does allow for full ownership of citation data.

EndNote Basic

Free version of one of the most popular citation managers. Only available online and no mobile app is available. One can store up to 50,000 citations and has up to 2gb of file storage.
Mendeley One of the strongest free citation managers. Millions of citations already exist in Mendeley enabling easy downloading to your file. Social collaboration is possible; the mobile app is a definite strength. The free option allows for 2gb of personal space and 100mb of shared space.

Zotero Direct plugin to the Firefox browser. Open source citation manager program. Along with Mendeley, the largest and best free citation manager.

Android Apps:

Mendeley One of the strongest free citation managers. Millions of citations already exist in Mendeley enabling easy downloading to your file. Social collaboration is possible; the mobile app is a definite strength. The free option allows for 2gb of personal space and 100mb of shared space.
Zotero Not an app, but a mobile optimized format.

iOS Apps:

Mendeley One of the strongest free citation managers. Millions of citations already exist in Mendeley enabling easy downloading to your file. Social collaboration is possible; the mobile app is a definite strength. The free option allows for 2gb of personal space and 100mb of shared space.
Papership Free app that can manage both Mendeley and Zotero accounts. Features a clean, attractive interface with altmetric scoring when available and the ability to highlight. A $5 annotation in-app purchase enables one to annotate papers including the ability to leave audio comments. Highly recommended!
Zotero Not an app, but a mobile optimized format.

 

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