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Research Management Tools
The popular tools discussed below may assist you in compiling, organizing, using, and sharing citations, articles, and other research materials.
Citation & Research Management Tools
EndNote Web from the SHSU Library
EndNote Web is a web-based citation management program. Access is provided by the Newton Gresham Library.
EndNote Quick Reference Guide
This guide provides an overview of features available and how to access them
"Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share research."
Zotero Quick-Start Guide
An overview of Zotero's features and capabilities, with basic how-to instructions
"Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research."
Getting Started with Mendeley Reference Manager
This guide helps you start using Mendeley Reference Manager
Screening Tools for Systematic Reviews
Free Research Workflow Plugins
These browser plugins / extensions quickly connect you to PDFs, from both library subscriptions and open access repositories across the web.
Unpaywall Browser Extension
When you browse to a paywalled paper, we check to see if there's a free copy in our database. If there is, you'll see a green tab on your screen...just click, and read! We harvest our content from thousands of university and government web servers all over the world. The fulltext articles we find there have been legally uploaded by authors, with permission from publishers.
Discover Other Tools
Digital Tools for Researchers
Discover additional tools for project management, lab management, electronic lab notebooks, and much more on the Connected Researcher website, maintained by biomaterials researcher Thomas Crouzier