Functions as a plug-in for Firefox. Easily save citations from library databases or the web by clicking on an icon in the address bar of your browser. Cite while you write capability with Microsoft Word (additional download).
Stand alone program for management and formatting of citations. Integrates well with Microsoft Word to produce citations while you write. Export citations from databases or use EndNote to search library databases. All UVM affiliates may download EndNote from the UVM Software download site.
Mendeley Desktop organizes your research paper collection and citations. It automatically extracts references from documents and generates bibliographies. Mendeley Web lets you access your research paper library from anywhere, share documents in closed groups, and collaborate on research projects online. Integrates with word processing software.
Not sure which one to use? Think about...
Is there a program that you are expected to use, for example by your professor/supervisor/lab director?
Is there a program that is used by other people you are working with, for example class/team/lab members or research partners?
Are there program features that are important to you? (See a technical comparison here.)