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Mendeley Citation Manager (FREE)
Getting the Most out of the Mendeley Citation Manager
About Citation Managers
Ascension Wisconsin Library Services recommends two free citation managers: Mendeley and Zotero.
- easy to use
- feature an extension for automatic upload of citations and pdfs,
- and allow sharing files.
- Built-in synchronization across web and mobile platforms allows users access to full text articles in their account, from anywhere.
- Word extensions make inserting in-text citations and creating a list of references a snap.
Note to students and authors preparing for publication:
Citation managers are not perfect and they are not a substitute for learning how to format a citation.
- Uploaded citations commonly contain errors, such as improper capitalization of words in title or missing authors’ names, pages, place of publication, or doi.
- Please always double check and correct your citations.
- APA templates and information can be found at the Purdue OWL site: