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  • Zotero icon

    Zotero

    Zotero is a free, easy-to-use Firefox/Chrome extension or standalone program to help you collect, organize, manage, search and cite...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Chrome Safari Microsoft Office Word ... LibreOffice Firefox

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    Mendeley

    Mendeley helps manage and share academic knowledge: Mendeley Desktop is free academic software (Windows, Mac, Linux) for organizing...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud iPhone iPad

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    Qiqqa

    Qiqqa is free award-winning knowledge-, research- and reference management software. If you're serious about getting the most...

    Freemium Windows Web / Cloud Android Android Tablet

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    JabRef

    JabRef is an open source bibliography reference manager. The native file format used by JabRef is BibTeX, the standard LaTeX...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Docear

    Docear is a unique solution to academic literature management, which helps you organizing, creating, and discovering academic...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

  • Papers icon

    Papers

    Papers doesn’t just want your PDFs, it will gladly organize all your documents, whether they are word documents, spreadsheets...

    Commercial Mac Windows Web / Cloud iPhone iPad

  • EndNote icon

    EndNote

    A reference management software, used for searching online publication databases, & managing publications / bibliographies, with...

    Commercial Mac Windows Web / Cloud iPad

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    Citavi

    Reference management and knowledge organization with integrated task planner. Solution for work groups with data sharing in intranet...

    Freemium Windows

  • BibSonomy icon

    BibSonomy

    BibSonomy is a system for sharing bookmarks and lists of literature (BibTex format). When discovering a bookmark or a publication...

    Free Web / Cloud

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    colwiz

    colwiz is free software for researchers, academics and students. The iPad, iPhone and iPod touch version sync your research articles...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad

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    Zoho Notebook

    Online Notebook application: Zoho Notebook lets you combine text, images, audio, video, RSS feeds, documents and much more. Online...

    Free Personal Web / Cloud Android iPhone Apple Watch

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    Paperpile

    Organize your research papers in a Gmail-like web app, sync your PDFs to Google Drive and cite your references in Google Docs.

    Commercial Web / Cloud Chrome Google Drive Google Drive - Docs Google Scholar

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    Exstora Discontinued

    Built-in quick note: save ideas, contacts, interesting facts With Exstora, you can write down a thought that comes to your mind as...

    Freemium Windows

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    RefMe

    Citations Made Easy. RefME is the world's #1 tool for automating citations, reference lists and bibliographies, on mobile and...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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    Bookends

    Bookends is a commercial reference management software package for Mac OS X that is used to manage bibliographies and references when...

    Commercial Mac

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    Peerlibrary

    PeerLibrary is an open source project developing a collaborative online community where scholars and researchers can discover, read...

    Open Source Web / Cloud

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    BibDesk

    BibDesk is a bibliographic reference manager for Mac OS X. BibDesk is designed to help organize and use bibliographic databases in...

    Open Source Mac

  • NotesHolder icon

    NotesHolder

    NotesHolder lets you quickly type in any piece of information so that you can easily find it when you need, read it or print it out...

    Free Windows

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    RefWorks

    RefWorks - an online research management, writing and collaboration tool - is designed to help researchers easily gather, manage...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

  • EasyBib icon

    EasyBib

    Automatic works cited and bibliography formatting for MLA, APA and Chicago/Turabian citation styles. Now supports 7th edition of MLA. ...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Google Drive - Docs

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    Gubb

    Gubb is a free web-based application with an easy-to-use interface that enables you to create, manage and share an unlimited number of...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • TextCite icon

    TextCite

    Program for organizing and commenting textual citations from texts (books, articles, or other published works) for use in producing...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Biblioscape

    Software to help researchers collect and manage bibliographic data, take notes while doing research, and generate citations and...

    Commercial Windows

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    bibme

    BibMe is a free automatic citation creator that supports MLA, APA, Chicago, and Turabian formatting. BibMe leverages external...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • FingerPDF icon

    FingerPDF

    Do you need efficient access to your technical documentation ? Do you want to increase your knowledge building a personal digital...

    Commercial Mac

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    KBibTeX

    KBibTeX is a reference management software primarily for BibTeX which is typically used in conjunction with TeX/LaTeX.

    Open Source Linux

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    ACS ChemWorx

    ACS ChemWorx is a free research management and storage system for chemists that combines reference discovery and management...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android Android Tablet

  • Flick Note icon

    Flick Note

    Full featured Simplenote syncing plain text notepad. A full featured Simplenote syncing notepad application. Keep your notes synced...

    Freemium Android

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    KNote

    KNote is an easy to use wiki-like note taking program with built in file management and blogging capabilities. Features: *...

    Free Personal Windows

  • Catzwares Simple Notes

    Have you ever needed to remember something real important but had no way to? Catzware introduces Simple Notes, a program which allows...

    Free Windows

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    PDF Stacks

    With PDF Stacks, you can organize, find and browse, search, annonate and share your collection and library of PDF files, papers...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Refeus icon

    Refeus

    Refeus is a software to simplify scientific work. Refeus supports the complete workflow from collecting and managing content and...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

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    reQall

    reQall is the best tool to integrate your memory with your life, helping you get more from life while improving your real memory. It...

    Free Web / Cloud iPhone

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    Sente

    Sente 6 is the next-generation academic reference manager. Sente helps you find, organize, review and cite the academic literature in...

    Freemium Mac iPhone iPad

  • UbikReader icon

    UbikReader

    UbikReader is the new way to organize your documents. Multitask while you read, annotate, write notes and share your documents with...

    Commercial Mac iPhone iPad

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