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Reference Management Software Tools
Online research manager tool that helps you organize your references and assists you with creating in-text citations and your bibliography. It also has a social networking tool that can help you collaborate with others online and assists in discovering the latest research in your field of interest.
Online research management, writing and collaboration tool that helps researchers gather, manage, store and share all types of information easily. It also generates in-text citations and creates the bibliography.
Zotero is the only research tool that automatically senses content, allowing you to add it to your personal library with a single click. Whether you're searching for a preprint on arXiv.org, a journal article from JSTOR, a news story from the New York Times, or a book from your university library catalog, Zotero has you covered with support for thousands of sites
Mendeley Institutional access via Off-campus
Mendeley Unisa Institutional access
The Mendeley Institutional Edition allows for specific benefits. All users of Mendeley should log in through the Unisa IP address at least once a year to retain the institutional benefits.
Plagarism Detection Software