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 this video we explain what reference management programs are and compare Citavi and Zotero.
Language: German, english subtitles available
Duration: 10:43 min
|System||Features||Requirements for use||Cost||Courses of the University Library|
|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|
|Zotero||Local (single user) and web-based, Easy to use, 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|
|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|