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Citation Tools Comparison

  Zotero
Zotero
EndNote
EndNote
Cost

Free  ($ for additional cloud storage)

Cost paid by individuals, labs, or departments
Access Desktop app,  browser plugin, & web account

Desktop app & web interface

Help Guides

BC Zotero Guide

 

Endnote Training

 

Adding references  Import via browser plugin from catalog, databases, web, doi.; Import files; Auto-retrieval from pdf files  Import from catalog & databases; reference capture from web; Import files; Auto-retrieval from pdf files 
Creating citations & bibliography Add via plugins to Word, Google Docs, LibreOffice Add via Cite-While-you-Write to Word, OpenOffice.
Collaborating Share group libraries via syncing or online

Share library with up to 100 other EndNote desktop users

Storage

Desktop: unlimited; Cloud: 300mb free

Unlimited

Citation Manager Help

Sarah Barbrow 
sarah.barbrow@bc.edu
O'Neill Library 313
Boston College
617-552-0164

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Steve Runge
steven.runge@bc.edu
617-552-2183
O'Neill Library
Boston College

Chris Strauber

chris.strauber@bc.edu
617-552-4447
O'Neill Library
Boston College

Sarah Barbrow 
sarah.barbrow@bc.edu
O'Neill Library 313
Boston College
617-552-0164

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Enid Karr
karre@bc.edu
617-552-4477
O'Neill Library
Boston College

RefWorks Announcement

After careful consideration, we have discontinued support for RefWorks.  If you had a BC RefWorks account or Legacy RefWorks account, you can still migrate any sources you would like to keep to another platform such as Zotero, see our instructions for Migrating from RefWorks to Zotero. We are happy to assist you and answer questions. Please Ask Us.