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Citations: Bibliographic Management Software


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Bibliographic Management Software

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For more detailed information about Bibliographic Management Software and a more detailed comparison different BMS options,
visit our Bibliographic Management Software Guide

Comparing BMS

  Zotero Mendeley EndNote Basic
URL zotero.org mendeley.com https://access.clarivate.com/login?app=endnote
Cost Free (open source) - up to 300 MB of cloud storage. Storage can be upgraded for a monthly fee Free - up to 2 GB of cloud storage. Storage can be upgraded for a monthly fee Free - up to 50,000 references. Storage can be upgraded if full version of EndNote is purchased.
Type

Desktop software (Linux, Mac, and Windows)

Browser extensions for Chrome, Firefox, and Safari

Desktop software (Linux, Mac, and Windows)

Browser extensions for Chrome and Firefox

Web browser only
Tutorials

Documentation

Video Tutorials

Help Guides

Video Tutorials

Training Resources & Online Videos

What is BMS?

Bibliographic Management Software (BMS) allows you to create and track thousands of references (aka citations) and to create bibliographies or reference lists formatted in the appropriate style, such as APA, MLA, or Chicago.