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Veterinary - Scholarly Communications: Citation management

What is citation management software?

Citation management software tools allow you to download citations from scholarly databases and Google Scholar, then group and manage these citations, as well as create bibliographies and in-text citations in supported word processing software.

Comparing citation management software

 

EndNote

Mendeley

Zotero

Storage capacity

Unlimited 2GB 300 MB

Cost

Free-

through Tigerware for LSU faculty, staff, and students

Free-

Purchase extra storage

Free-

Purchase extra storage

Desktop/Online

Both Both

Desktop with Zotero connectors

for Firefox, Chrome, and Safari

In-text citation compatibility

Yes

(MS Word, Open Office, LibreOffice)

Yes

(MS Word, LibreOffice, LaTeX)

Yes

(MS Word, Open Office, LibreOffice, Google Docs)

Sharable records?

Yes Yes Yes

Publisher

Clarivate Analytics Elsevier

Open Source

(Corporation for Digital Scholarship)

See LSU Libraries' Using Citation Management Software Research Guide for details on getting started with and using citation management softwares.

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