A reference manager is a software package designed for students, scholars, and authors to help them save, organize, share, and use references in research and writing. St. Catherine University supports two freely available reference managers, Zotero and Mendeley.
Please review the information below, and the individual pages for Zotero and Mendeley to help you decide which program will best meet your needs.
Please note that there is no perfect reference management program. You will encounter errors and glitches with all of them. Be patient, and contact a librarian or firstname.lastname@example.org for troubleshooting assistance.
Reasons to choose Zotero:
Reasons to choose Mendeley:
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