Citation management software helps you manage your papers, collect and cite sources, and create bibliographies in a variety of citation styles.
Popular citation management software in the sciences and engineering include:
Publishers' style guides provide instructions for writing an article for one of its publications. They typically specify the layout and length of the paper, rules for units, graphs and tables, copyright terms, and how to submit the paper.
Collaborative writing tools for LaTeX have become popular in recent years. They make it easier to write and compile scientific and mathematical content using LaTeX whether writing by yourself or with a group. Try one of these tools that are free for basic use:
Online collaborative LaTeX editor. Free account includes unlimited collaborators, up to 60 files per project, up to 1GB storage, and integration with Mendeley, Git, and Plot.ly. As part of our institutional license, sign up with your Berkeley email address to access a pro account with up to 10GB storage space, 500 files per project, full project history, and the ability to save to Dropbox.
Online collaborative LaTeX editor. Free account allows unlimited projects but only 1 collaborator. As part of our university license, sign up with your Berkeley email address to access a premium account with unlimited collaborators, document history, track changes, integration with Dropbox, Github & Mendeley, and increased project size limits.
Online collaborative editor for writing in Markdown, LaTeX, and Richtext. Free account includes 1 private article, unlimited public articles, and up to 100MB data storage. Premium plans start at $10/month and include unlimited private articles, DOI minting, and up to 1GB data storage.