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1 Jennifer Anderson ∙ Regina Vertone The Sage Colleges Libraries ∙

2 Citation managers: Collect bibliographic information during research process Organize sources in folders, allow tagging and searching Format & Cite sources during writing process

3 Citation managers turn articles, books & other sources Into formatted citations:

4 Advantages of using CMs: Save time, more focus on research Cite sources and avoid plagiarism Synthesize research Discover new sources Collaborate with private or public groups Build a repository of sources in subject area

5 Saving bibliographic info Through web browser Direct export from databases Entered manually Citation managers capture bibliographic info:

6 Saving Bibliographic Info:

7 Organizing sources Citation managers allow users to: Create folders Save notes relating to each source Tag sources Search full-text for keywords across sources

8 Citations stored in Mendeley:

9 Access to Mendeley Go to Sign up an account under your name Download the desktop program FREE software

10 Citing sources Import in-text citations Format citations in a number of styles Automatically generate and format bibliography Integration with MS Word allows users to:

11 Importing citations in MS Word:

12 Other features: PDF storage and annotation Discovery of related research sources Confirmation of citation information Group collaboration Social networking Some citation managers enable:

13 Consider when choosing a CM: Your specific research needs: Are you working with a large number of PDFs? Will you need to collect a wide array of sources (articles, books, web sites)? Do you need to share research with a group? Price (free vs. fee-based): If the tool is free, consider privacy issues, data backup, customer support

14 References Childress, D. (2011). Citation tools in academic libraries: Best practices for reference and instruction, Reference and User Service Quarterly, 51 (2): 143-152. Hensley, M. K. (2011). Citation management software: Features and futures Reference & User Services Quarterly, 50(3): 204-208. Mead, T.L., & Berryman, D.R. (2010) Reference and PDF-manager software: Complexities, support and workflow, Medical Reference Services Quarterly, 29(4): 388-393.

15 References MacMillan, D. "Mendeley: Teaching Scholarly Communication and Collaboration through Social Networking." Proceedings of the IATUL Conferences. Paper 37. Rapp, D. (2011). Product watch: Reference management tools. Library Journal, 38-39. Retrieved from http://lj.libraryjournal.com Zimerman, M. (2010). Citations and RefWorks. Reference Librarian, 51(1), 79- 87.

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