There are so many types of reference software out there that it is sometimes difficult to choose one, let alone make an informed decision about which software fits your needs best. In this research tip, we explore two populair options: EndNote (Clarivate) and Mendeley (Elsevier).
What is reference software?
Once you have uploaded all your references into your EndNote library, you can delete duplicate references, add and edit references manually, and update references automatically. These clips show you how you can do that:
Delete duplicate references
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In EndNote, you can easily add PDFs to your references. This clip explains how:
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There are many advantages to citing while you are writing (as opposed to adding all the references after you've finished your paper). For instance, you will be less likely to forget to cite sources (so a lower chance to accidentally plagiarise) and you will remember where to put the sources. ...
You can import references into EndNote from many different databases. In the clips below, we explain how to import references from the four most commonly used ones: the library's catalogue, Web of Science, Scopus, and Google Scholar.
Library catalogue: lib.ugent.be
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