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RefMe Alternatives

RefMe is described as 'RefME is the world's #1 tool for automating citations, reference lists and bibliographies, on mobile and web (RefME.com)' and is a research manager in the education & reference category. There are more than 10 alternatives to RefMe for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Mac, Linux and iPhone. The best alternative is Zotero, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like RefMe are Qiqqa, Mendeley, JabRef and BibSonomy.

RefMe alternatives are mainly Research Managers but may also be Document Managers or Social Bookmarking Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of RefMe.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Online
  • Android
  • iPhone
  • Android Tablet
  • iPad

RefME is the world's #1 tool for automating citations, reference lists and bibliographies, on mobile and web (RefME.com).

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  1. Zotero icon

    Zotero

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Microsoft Office Word
    • Google Drive - Docs
    • LibreOffice
    • Firefox

    Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, share research and cite your research sources directly in your favourite word processor, with 300 MB free online storage.

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  2. Qiqqa is a free research and reference manager. Search for, read and annotate your PDFs. Then review your work, write up and create bibliographies instantly.

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  3. Mendeley 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...

    Generate Bibliographies in Word and OpenOffice
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    JabRef

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Firefox
    • Google Chrome
    • Vivaldi Browser
    • Microsoft Edge

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

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  5. BibSonomy is a system for sharing bookmarks and lists of literature (BibTex format).

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  6. ReadCube Papers icon

    ReadCube Papers

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Safari

    Papers helps you collect and curate the research material that you're passionate about. This award-winning reference manager will improve the way you find, organize, read, cite, and share.

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  7. A handy, intuitive reference-managing tool. Citavi researches in over 4800 databases and catalogs, organizes and structures your literature, references, quotes and idea collections and assists you with your documentation or publication.

    Simple Navigation on the left, the editing pane in the middle, preview on the right (for PDF and text documents, images, Web pages, etc.).   All You Need You can add ratings, quotations, comments, thoughts, tasks, locations, and links to other references and files. Citavi is your complete toolbox for academic writing.
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    Academia.edu

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    is a social networking website for academics. The platform can be used to share papers, monitor their impact, and follow the research in a particular field. It was launched in September08, with 31 million registered and over 8 million uploaded texts.

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    Paperpile

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Microsoft Office Word
    • 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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    EndNote

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    A reference management software, used for searching online publication databases, & managing publications / bibliographies, with the ability to insert the references into a word processor.

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