Szilárd Library

Access to scientific literature and resources

Reference Managers

EndNote X9

EndNote is a reference management software package, available for desktop and online use. This course will show you how to create a library, search and add references from online databases, find and import full text articles, organize and share references, insert and edit citations and format bibliographies. EndNote makes the writing simple. Course duration is 1 hour.

External resources are available:

How to use EndNote X9 in six minutes: Windows

How to use EndNote X9 in six minutes: macOS


Mendeley is a reference manager and academic social network. It offers a desktop application, a web library and a mobile application. It helps you to discover and download new resources, organize, store and annotate your papers, create and update citations and bibliographies. It enables you to promote yourself to scientific community by having a research profile and it supports online collaboration. Course duration is 1 hour.

Getting Started With Mendeley (5:37)


Zotero is, at the most basic level, a reference manager,  easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. More broadly, Zotero is a powerful tool for collecting and organizing research information and sources. With its features, Zotero can be the hub of all your project group’s research, communication and organization. Course duration is 1 hour.

Using Zotero (12:15)

Zotero Mac video tutorial (17:27)