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Everything you need to know about Refworks
These guides are developed and maintained by the University of Waterloo Library. Learn how to import references into Refworks; annotate pdfs; remove duplicate references; create and export bibliographies, and more.
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!
Free citation management software
EndNote ($ free trial only)
EndNote is available as a desktop option or as a free web-based software. The most recent desktop version is EndNote X9.
With a web-based and desktop versions, this software is a very workflow-friendly bibliography system
Zotero is a free, open source program, available as a desktop application and as a browser extension.
LaTeX is a freely available typesetting system that allows you to produce professional looking publications. Many people find that LaTeX is particularly useful for working with long documents or for documents that contain mathematical formulae or equations. It is a popular system for those preparing scientific and technical documents.