Reference management programs can help you (depending on the program):
The University Library’s Knowledge Portal Primo supports downloading search results using the RIS format. This enables a convenient export of bibliographic data into common reference management programs.
This video describes how reference management systems can help organize the literature research process.
Video by: Economics and Management Library
Duration: 3:27 min
In diesem Video erklären wir Ihnen, was Literaturverwaltungsprogramme sind und vergleichen Citavi und Zotero.
Dauer: 10:43 min
|System||Features||Requirements for use||Cost||Courses of the University Library|
|Zotero||Local (single user) and web-based, Easy to use, Quick import of literature data, Working with pdfs and creating notes, Good integration of text editing programs (Word, LibreOffice, Google Docs), Open source, Different apps & tools via API||Windows, Mac, Linux Web: platform independent||Desktop version: Free of charge, Web version: first 300MB of file storage free (PDFs etc.), additional free storage via tubCloud||Courses for Zotero|
|Citavi||Program: Local system (single user) and web-based, projects: can be saved locally and in the cloud, easy to use, advanced features, easy integration into Word Focus: reference management, knowledge organization||Desktop version: Windows only, web version: platform-independent||Full version free for TU members (Campus licence)||Courses for beginners and advanced|
|EndNote||Local (single user) and web-based, streamlined, relatively technical, Collaboration possible using Endnote Online||Windows, Mac. Endnote Online/Basic: platform independent||Full version: reduced price for TU units. Student price (price list).|
Endnote Basic: free of charge, advanced functions available to TU members
|Mendeley||Local (single user) and web-based, Integrated reference management and academic network (with focus on the natural sciences), Different apps & tools via API||Windows, Mac, Linux. Web version: platform independent||Desktop version: free of charge Web version: first 2 GB free|
|JabRef||Local (single user) and web-based, Easy collaboration with different LaTeX editors, Allows you to keep track of what you read and assign ranking, relevance, and priority values, Collaboration only possible via a joint SQL database||Windows, Mac, Linux Web version: platform independent||Free of charge|
You can use the “Find and edit CSL citation styles” page to:
Citavi and Endnote users: These programs work with different citation style formats. If you use Citavi or Endnote, you can still search for styles on the “Find and edit CSL citation styles” page. However, it is not possible to edit and download into your respective program. To do this, search for the styles within Citavi or Endnote and edit there.