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Library Research Guides

Manage Citations with Zotero, Mendeley, RefWorks, and EndNote

Provides guidance on how to use choose a citation management program and how-to use various citation management programs.

Papers for iOS

Papers is available for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Import, read, annotate and organise your papers easily while on the move.

Papers for iPad

What is Papers?

Papers is a desktop and web-based reference manager that enables you to add to, organise and browse your research library with its iTunes style interface. The software costs $59 to download (student discount and 30 day trial available).

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Collecting References

Direct export

  • Many popular databases including PubMed, Scopus, Web of Science
  • Google Scholar

Indirect export

  • From online databases and other reference management software.
  • Import file formats: Bibtex, RIS, Endnote ENW, Endnote XML, CHM, eBook, PDF.
  • Drag and drop articles from your hard drive.

Matching Metadata

  • Automatically matches metadata from imported articles.
  • Option to manually match an article to its metadata

Creating Citations and Bibliographies

'Write. Cite. Done' is how Papers describes its easy-access citations function, Magic Manuscripts. Pull up citations in web browsers, email, presentations and word processors without having to leave the application.

Magic Manuscripts

There are thousands of different citation styles to choose from.

When you are ready to add a citation , simply use the ctrl + alt + p shortcut from any application.  This opens the citations function, enabling you to search by entering a keyword, part of a title, or the name of the author of the paper you want to cite.