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.
Information on a substantial student discount for EndNote is available 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? See the note near the bottom of the RefWorks column here.
Zotero and Mendeley are free.
» EndNote & RefWorks exercise set (PDF)
» Zotero exercise set (DOCX)
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 Health sciences literature review made easy: the matrix method (J. Garrard; Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning, 2011), available at the UCB libraries, call number R118.6 .G37 2011.