Citation management software
was introduced in the 1980s and used primarily to organize references, search databases for articles on a particular topic, and generate bibliographies .
(20) Merinda Kaye Hensley, "Citation Management Software
: Features and Futures," Reference & User Services Quarterly 50, no.
This list can then be printed, emailed, or exported directly into citation management software
of the user's choice, including EasyBib, EndNote, EndNote Web, Mendeley, Reference Manager, Refworks, and Zotero.
Citation tools have grown in interesting ways, partly because publishing companies are buying citation management software
Some libraries are even going further by providing access to Web-based citation management software
. These service offerings are consistent with the contemporary trend of moving applications off the desktop, and instead, leveraging the Web as a computing platform.
The database allows users to export bibliographical information in RIS format for use with citation management software
. A persistent link (called a short link by Thieme) is available for online web pages and documents.
UC's online journal service, Caliber, also supports marking, displaying, and downloading of citations for use in citation management software
. Subscription: University of California Press, Journals Division, 2000 Center Street, Suite 303, Berkeley, CA 94704-1223; online order form at Web site.
The next survey will focus on Citation Management Software
, e.g., Bib-Rite, BIBL, Pro-Cite, Reference Manager, End-Note.
While some citation management software
such as EndNote 6 offers an export to tab-delimited format , this is not always a routine process.
The directory also includes information dealing with management and fell text retrieval series software; a selective bibliography for library automation books and serials on software packages published since 1990; CD-ROM distributors; records management and library automation consultants; retrospective conversion products and services; about fifty recurring conferences and meetings; hosts of library and information science databases; and citation management software