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RefWorks: Comparison

RefWorks is a citation manager that is free for UNC students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Find out how to start using RefWorks to cite your papers and projects.

Comparing reference managers

 
HSL Guides to learn more Endnote RefWorks Mendeley Zotero
Classes at the HSL See here See here See here See here
Cost Under $100 through UNC-CH Free through UNC-CH Free to everyone Free to everyone
How do you use it? Full - Your Computer
Basic -Endnote Web
Internet Full - Your computer
Basic - Mendeley Web
Full - Your computer
Basic - Zotero Web
Major citation styles?
Annotation of PDFs
Locate articles using Find@UNC Links to our subscriptions
(See instructions here)

(See instructions here)
Adds citation from a PDF
See instructions here
Sharing options Email libraries to collaborators See group options here Setup a group
(limited to 3 people for free)
See group options here
(groups use the creator's storage space)
Free online storage 13,000+ papers 13,000+ papers 5,000+ papers
(more space is costly)
700+ papers
(more space is inexpensive)