Free reference managers for researchers. This guide is maintained by Avidnote. It’s a web-based app that helps researchers write & organize their research notes effectively online. Click here to learn more.
|Jabref||Collect, organize and cite scholarly literature.||Desktop||Yes, reference manager for academic writing.|
|Mendeley||Popular reference manager owned by Elsevier, unlike Zotero, it's not open source.||Web, mobile, desktop||Yes, reference manager for academic writing.|
|Mybib||Generate your bibliography and citations to then copy straight into your academic papers.||Web||Yes, citation generator.|
|Sciwheel||Reference manager allows you to save references directly from the web.||Web, mobile||Yes, reference manager for academic writing.|
|Zotero||Open source reference manager. Free for regular use, more storage costs money.||Web, mobile, desktop||Yes, reference manager for academic writing.|
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