Citation management tools provide access to automated systems that allow researchers and students to format, manage, and share documents, citations and bibliographies.
The citation management tools listed below provide an opportunity for you to select the system which is best for your research needs. Please use the information below as an overview of the set-up and features of each system. The list includes commercially available systems and open sources systems, that are openly available on the internet for free usage.
RefWorks – Access is available to FAMU Students and Faculty on the Database A-Z list. (Retiring December 2020)
RefWorks is a research management system, which is available for online access, from any browser. FAMU students and faculty can create individual accounts at no additional charge. Research can be collected, accessed, formatted, and shared with others.
Zotero is a reference manager, which is freely available for use. It allows one to collect, cite, and share research with others.
Mendeley is a citation manager, which offers two levels of access. It allows one to generate citations and bibliographies, annotate as you read, share documents with groups, import references.
Endnote is a reference management system that is commercially available for purchase and download. It allows one to find full-text references, read and review PDFs, and collaborate with groups of users, with write, or read only, access to your files.
RefWorks – Access is available to FAMU Students and Faculty on the Database A-Z list