Our pick of the referencing tools


Zotero is a free and open-source reference management software.
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Mendeley is a free reference management tool and academic social networking tool. It works with any browser and comes in a desktop or mobile version.
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What is RefWorks?

RefWorks collects, stores and organises references from books, journal articles, websites and other sources. It inserts references in a variety of formats (e.g.

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EndNote compiles and manages references, and automatically creates in-text citations and bibliographies. It is subscribed to by the University of Exeter and can be used by all University of Exeter staff and students on the Penryn Campus.
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