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Finding Your Flow with Citation Management Tools: Get Started

Highlights pros, cons, and special features of Mendeley and Zotero citation managers

Mendeley

1. Create a free account and download Mendeley

2. Download browser plugins to import articles from websites

3. Install MS Office plugin: Close MS Word and then on Mendeley Desktop go to Tools > Install <Your text processor> Plugin

Zotero

1. Create a free account and download Zotero Standalone

2. Choose your browser plugins and to install Word plugin

3. Optional: Download and install ZotFile if you want additional note-taking and annotation features