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Academic Research: Citation Management

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 Citation Management Tools


  • My NCBI is a free tool from NCBI and NLM. This tool allows users to create email alerts, save searches, filter searchers, create the bibliography, create and manage saved searchers, create and use a bibliography, manage your collections, and recent activity. 
  • EndNote - licensed software available in DML. Collaborative reference management tool for collaboration on a research project. 6000 reference styles. Generate citations for Microsoft Word and PowerPoint. 
  • Zotero - free and open sources reference management tool using a web browser and offline. Extract the information from information resources, tags, and organizes citations. 
  • Mendeley - free reference management tool for users in technical and scientific fields. Generate citations in Microsoft Word, LibreOffice, and LaTeX. 
  • Citationsy - free and open source reference management tool. Scans book barcode to cite the information resources. Accessible in web browsers and mobile applications. 
 Plagiarism Tools


  • Ithenticate - licensed plagiarism detection software for researchers, publishers, and scholars
  • Turnitin - licensed plagiarism detection software for students 
  • Plagiarism Checker - free software for writing and plagiarism detection 
  • Plagly - free plagiarism checker for students 
  • Scribbl - plagiarism checker for students 

Additional information on free plagiarism plagiarism software comparison at Scibbl. 


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