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    Mendeley Alternatives

    Mendeley is described as 'helps manage and share academic knowledge: Mendeley Desktop is free academic software (Windows, Mac, Linux) for organizing and sharing research papers and generating bibliographies with 1GB of free online storage to automatically back up and synchronize your library' and is a very popular app in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Mendeley for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Online / Web-based, Windows, Linux and iPhone. The best alternative is Zotero, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Mendeley are Qiqqa (Free, Open Source), Polar (Freemium), JabRef (Free, Open Source) and BibSonomy (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 20, 2021

    1. * Book reader compatible with Android 1.6+ * read formats: fb2, fb3, fbz, txt, epub (no DRM), html, doc, docx, odt, rtf, mobi (no DRM), prc (PalmDoc), tcr. Supported ZIP and GZ archives.
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      AlReader vs Mendeley opinions
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      Does not provide any management or citation features
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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      • Online
      • Google Chrome
      • Google Drive
      • Google Drive - Docs
      • Google Scholar
      Organize your research papers in a Gmail-like web app, sync your PDFs to Google Drive and cite your references in Google Docs.
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      Paperpile vs Mendeley opinions
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      I like that this is web-based and can use it on any laptop, just by signing into my account.
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

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    2. Workspace to highlight, organize & collaborate on your research articles.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      wizdom.ai (formerly colwiz) is a free and comprehensive research management software for researchers, academics and students. With the wizdom.ai android app, you can search, add and manage publications in your wizdom.ai library on the go. Sync instantly across wizdom.
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    3. A new FREE citation generator. Automatically create bibliographies, references, and citations in APA, MLA, Chicago, Harvard, and over 8000 more styles with a totally free and no-ads citation generator.
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    4. Powered by the same technology behind Zotero, ZoteroBib lets you seamlessly add items from across the web — using Zotero’s unmatched metadata extraction abilities — and generate bibliographies in more than 9,000 citation styles.
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    5. Zenreader is a desktop app to take notes, organise your knowledge and produce great work in no time. It is a powerful productivity tool that includes tagging, reference management and keeping track of your progress.
    6. Bookends is a commercial reference management software package for Mac OS X that is used to manage bibliographies and references when writing essays and articles. Its target market is students, academics and professionals.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Chrome OS
      • Google Drive - Docs
      Automatic works cited and bibliography formatting for MLA, APA and Chicago/Turabian citation styles. Now supports 7th edition of MLA.
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    7. FoxTrot Professional Search builds full-text index files from documents on your disks and servers, making their contents accessible in a split second.
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