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Citation Software: Mendeley

Software applications that help to organize your research. Collect citations, store PDFs, create bibliographies in selected formats, and more.


  • Free account with limited storage up to 1 GB; can pay to upgrade
  • Desktop / Web
  • Desktop features automatic OCR of PDFs
  • Web features building academic/professional networks
  • Can transfer libraries from Endnote or Zotero
  • Easy privacy settings
  • No need to be affiliated with an institution
  • Social aspect may appeal to students looking for graduate programs

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