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Biology: Reference Managers

                            Reference and citation managers | Research and Resources         


As of January 2023, the University of Waterloo now has institutional access to Zotero. When you are signing up for a new Zotero account, please ensure to use your Uwaterloo email so that you can access the institutional storage. 

Refworks and other reference managers and citation software

Use citation software to:

  • create your own personal citation database by importing references from text files or online databases.
  • effectively manage all of your references
  • automatically format the bibliography
  • insert in-text citations
  • and save yourself a ton of time!

Paid (free trial) and free alternatives