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Bridges to Baccalaureate Summer Research Program: Citing and More

Citing and Keeping Track of Citations

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 

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; 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.

How do I win a Nobel Prize?

By following the Ten Simple Rules to Win a Nobel Prize!

But in case you are not ready for that, please look at the other Ten Simple Rules articles, including:

  • Ten simple rules for responsible referencing
  • Ten Simple Rules for Starting a Regional Student Group
  • Ten simple rules for developing a mentor–mentee expectations document
  • Ten simple rules for short and swift presentations
  • Ten Simple Rules for Getting Ahead as a Computational Biologist in Academia
  • Ten Simple (Empirical) Rules for Writing Science
  • Ten Simple Rules for a Good Poster Presentation
  • Ten Simple Rules for Getting Involved in Your Scientific Community

These are all from PLoS - the Public Library of Science