Library Services is ending its subscription to RefWorks on December 31, 2021. Moving forward, we will support staff and physicians in using the following freely available citation management software: Zotero and Mendeley.
After December 31, 2021, your RefWorks account will no longer be available.
Supports from Library Services:
Citation managers, also known as reference or bibliographic managers, can help you stay organized during the research process. Citation managers allow you to:
There are many citation managers to choose from, but Zotero and Mendeley are freely available and approved for use on computers connected to the Nova Scotia Health network. When choosing a citation manager, you may want to consider the following:
Do you need to save PDFs and other file attachments to your citation library?
Do you intend to collaborate and share citations with others?
Do you typically use a Windows or Mac device?
See this Zotero vs Mendeley Comparison chart from York University Libraries for a full comparison of Zotero and Mendeley features.