RefWorks is a web-based bibliographic management tool (citation manager) that allows you to create a database of citations or references to resources (books, journal articles, web sites, etc.). It facilitates the insertion of citations within a research paper as in-text references, footnotes, or endnotes, and the creation of a formatted bibliography using a citation style of choice. All major citation styles are supported (e.g., APA, MLA, Chicago, etc.). RefWorks workshops at YUL Video tutorials


Zotero is a Firefox plug-in and the interface is available in more than 30 languages. It is an easy-to-use yet powerful research tool that helps you gather, organize, and analyze sources (citations, full texts, web pages, images, and other objects), and lets you share the results of your research in a variety of ways. Zotero can sense when users are viewing a book, article, or other object on the web, and-on many major research and library sites-find and automatically save the full reference information for the item in the correct fields. Citation styles supported in Zotero. Watch a Video


CiteULike is a free service to help you to store, organize and share the scholarly papers you are reading. When you see a paper on the web that interests you, you can click one button and have it added to your personal library. CiteULike automatically extracts the citation details, so there’s no need to type them in yourself. It all works from within your web browser so there’s no need to install any software. Because your library is stored on the server, you can access it from any computer with an Internet connection. Additional social features include article tagging, user profiles and blogs, and article reviews. FAQs


2Collab Features include bookmarking and reference management, group accounts for sharing resources, and a social networking component. You can export references in these formats: HTML, RIS, BibTeX, LaTeX, CSV and TXT. Users can create profiles which includes a semi-automated publication history generated by using Scopus Author ID. You can also add articles from Scopus database directly into 2Collab! Watch a Video

Connotea is a free online reference management service. It allows you to save links to all your favourite articles, references, websites and other online resources with one click. You can export your entire library or entries for selected tags. There is a wide range of export options: RIS, EndNote, BibText, MODS (XML), Word 2007 bibliography, RDF or plain text. You can also view other people’s collections to discover new, interesting content. Video tour