Reference managers are software solutions that help you to manage academic references. This is perhaps an oversimplification as there are many types of reference manager with subtle differences between them. The Wikipedia site has a very useful article outlining the many different solutions available. In a previous series of posts we looked at PubMed and some of the features that let you search through extensive biomedical databases to find useful information varying from protein structures to research papers.
This is just a brief look as i’ve only just signed up and am still trying to familiarise myself with it. The file download at the time of writing was just over 21 Mb. There is a brief overview at the Mendeley Research YouTube channel with the clips shown below.
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