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Referencing: Reference Managers

How to reference your work correctly

What are Reference Managers?

There are various reference management software available to you. This type of software is designed to help you record and build references. This page offers an overview of just a few reference management packages. 

As a member of the University of Greenwich you have free access to the online version of EndNote, known as EndNote Basic. The slides below show you how to create an account to use EndNote either via Web of Science or directly from


Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network. Cite as you write, read and annotate your PDFs on any device. 



The essential free research and reference manager. Search for, read and annotate your own PDFs. Then review your work, write up and create bibliographies instantly. 


Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organise, cite and share your own research sources. 

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