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:
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 private projects, up to 1 collaborator, and direct submission to selected publishers. As part of our institutional license, sign up with your Berkeley email address to access a professional account with unlimited collaborators, real-time track changes, full document history, Mendeley integration, Zotero integration, GitHub integration and sync, and the ability to save to Dropbox.
Online collaborative editor for writing in Markdown, LaTeX, and Richtext. Free account includes 3 private articles, 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.
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.