EndNote, RefWorks, Zotero, Mendeley, and other bibliographic management programs will:
- Let you create a database of citations you find;
- Let you organize these citations in folder or groups
- Link to PDF files, or store PDF files in your database;
- Work with Microsoft Word to correctly cite citations into your document. RefWorks also works with Google Docs.
The link above will lead you to a guide with detailed information on each.
EndNote is available at a substantial student discount from the University of California; you can also download a free 30 day trial.
RefWorks is licensed by the UCB Library and is free to use for UCB students.
» Using RefWorks with the proxy server?
To use RefWorks with the proxy server, you must first visit any non-https website, such as www.oed.com; then you can log on to RefWorks..
Zotero and Mendeley are freely available.
Literature Review Matrix (.doc): This chart may help you organize what you find in your literature search.
This is a simplified version of the matrix presented in the book displayed below.
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These are all from PLoS - the Public Library of Science