Referencing: Choosing and using software (Bodleian iSkills)

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Keeping track of your references and formatting them correctly for your thesis or publication can be a chore.

Reference management software makes it easy and is worth investigating. This introductory session gives an overview of how it works and the pros and cons of RefWorks, EndNote, Zotero, Mendeley, Papers and Colwiz. The session includes an introduction to reference management and gives guidelines for choosing the best tool for your needs.

You will have an opportunity to try out several contrasting kinds of reference management tool. In the hands-on activities, you can compare RefWorks, EndNote, Zotero, Mendeley, Papers and Colwiz.