Citation managers help researchers manage a complex web of scholarly information and resources in a digital format. With a citation manager like Zotero or Mendeley, users can store permalinks and citation data, make notes, save PDF documents for later use, create bibliographies, and share research content with colleagues.
Choosing a citation manager: Zotero and Mendeley Comparison
Zotero is a standalone software program that works with Firefox, Chrome and Safari. It allows users to:
Mendeley is a free citation and file management application. It allows you to: