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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. UbikReader is the new way to organize your documents. Multitask while you read, annotate, write notes and share your documents with ease. No more worrying about how to manage your large, cluttered library of documents.
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      • Mac
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      PDF Search is an app to search multiple documents insanely fast. It enables you to find any information in seconds within lots of documents. It uses its AI-powered algorithm to detect the best related pages. Just search your documents, reference books or notes using PDF Search.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      Biohunter is a single portal which provides literature search, data statistics, reading, sorting, storing, journal suggestion for publication, field expert identification and their contact details for collaboration. www.biohunter.in.

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    2. PeerLibrary is an open source project developing a collaborative online community where scholars and researchers can discover, read, and discuss scholarly literature all within one site.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      PubMed comprises more than 23 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
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    3. Bibliography.com is a free, easy-to-use multi-platform bibliography and citation generator that automatically generates accurate citations for students and teachers. It’s the world’s fastest and most accurate citation generator and management tool.
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    4. Program for organizing and commenting textual citations from texts (books, articles, or other published works) for use in producing scientific or academic publications.

      Discontinued

      As the developer stated in February 2017, the software is no longer developed: https://sourceforge.net/p/textcite/discussion/616111/thread/91d6f4bc/#e988 Last version, 1.4, released in September 2009, can be still downloaded from the official website.

      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      An alternative interface to the PubMed medical literature database.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Bibus is a bibliographic database. It uses a MySQL or SQLite database to store references. It can directly insert references in OpenOffice.org and MS Word and generate the bibliographic index.
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    5. Easy to use online Bibtex Editor. Lets you manage Bibtex directly in your browser. Able to import and export Bibtex.
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