BIBLIOGRAPHIC MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

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           BIBLIOGRAPHIC MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE
Computer software is available to manage all aspects of building a database of bibliographic
citations for subsequent citing and bibliography creation in an article, essay, manuscript, thesis or
other scholarly publication. These programs generally allow automated transfer of citations from
remote sources and work with word processing software to allow easy and time saving completion
of the final document. They are also called bibliography formatting software, personal bibliographic
managers, or reference management programs.

The most highly rated desktop programs used in the health sciences are Reference Manager and
EndNote. They contain many similar features, as well as some that are unique. They may be
purchased through the University of Manitoba bookstore with student and faculty pricing. The
University of Manitoba Libraries has also recently obtained a license for the web based RefWorks
(http://www.refworks.com.proxy1.lib.umanitoba.ca/Refworks/ ) program.

The Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library offers introductory and advanced seminars as well
as individual assistance for both Reference Manager and EndNote. The seminar schedule is posted
on the NJM web site. Reference Manager 10 is also available for public access in the NJM
Paterson computer lab.

Listed below are selected resources, primarily online, that provide additional information.

DESKTOP PROGRAMS
APA PERRLA 5.0.3 2003. http://www.perrla.com/ ($24.95 USD; APA style format template).

BiblioExpress 3.1. Alpharetta, GA: CG Information. http://www.biblioscape.com/biblioexpress.htm
(freeware version of Biblioscape - minimal features, can import from ISI products).

EndNote 8. Carlsbad CA: Thomson ISI ResearchSoft; 2004. http://www.endnote.com/ (Windows
& Mac platforms; educational pricing: $264 CAN, students $159; various group and site licensing
options).

Papyrus 7. Portland, OR: Research Software Design. http://www.researchsoftwaredesign.com/
(free).

ProCite 5. Carlsbad CA:Thomson ISI ResearchSoft; 1999. http://www.procite.com/ (Windows &
Mac platforms; educational pricing: $299.95 USD, students $109.95 USD; various group or site
options).

Reference Manager 11. Carlsbad CA: Thomson ISI ResearchSoft; 2004. http://www.refman.com/
(Windows only; educational pricing: $259 CAN, students $145 CAN; various group or site options).


WEB BASED PROGRAMS
Net Snippets: Your Internet Research Companion. Sunnyvale, CA: Net Snippets LTD.; 2004.
http://www.netsnippets.com/ ($79.95 USD single user; institutional pricing available; captures &
organizes Web page information, output in MLA, APA styles).

RefWorks. San Diego, CA: RefWorks; 2003. http://www.refworks.com/ . Licensed to University of
Manitoba. Free for UM students & staff.
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Warlick D. Citation Machine. Raleigh, NC: Landmark Project; 2004. http://www.landmark-
project.com/citation_machine/index.php (free formatter for MLA, APA styles).


TUTORIALS & USER GUIDES
Beverley C, Booth A, Falzon L. Trent Focus Resource Pack: MANAGING REFERENCES. Trent
Focus; 2001. http://www.trentfocus.org.uk/Resources/Managing%20References.pdf

EndNote v.8 Users Guide. Carlsbad, CA: Thomson ISI ResearchSoft; 2004.
http://www.endnote.com/support/helpdocs/EndNote%208%20Manual%20(Win).pdf

EndNote v.8 Guided Tour. Carlsbad, CA: Thomson ISI ResearchSoft; 2004.
http://www.endnote.com/support/helpdocs/EndNote8_GuidedTour.pdf

Guide to using Reference Manager. London: Rockefeller Medical Library, Institute of Neurology
and The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery; 2003.
http://www.ion.ucl.ac.uk/library/rm.htm

Procite Version 5 Users Guide. Carlsbad, CA: ISI ResearchSoft; 1999.
http://www.endnote.com/support/helpdocs/EndNote%207%20Manual%20(Win).pdf

Reference Manager Guided Tour (version 10). Carlsbad, CA: ISI ResearchSoft; 2001.
http://www.refman.com/support/docs/Getting%20Started.pdf

Reference Manager Version 10 for Windows Users Guide. Carlsbad, CA: ISI ResearchSoft;
2000. http://www.refman.com/support/docs/User%20Manual%20RM10.pdf

Reference Manager Version 11 for Windows (Users Guide). Carlsbad, CA: Thomson ISI
ResearchSoft; 2004. http://www.refman.com/support/docs/ReferenceManager11.pdf

Reference Manager Windows Version Import Filter Editor User's Guide. Carlsbad, CA: ISI
ResearchSoft; 1999. http://www.refman.com/support/docs/IFE%20manual.PDF

Tip Sheets. Carlsbad, CA: ISI ResearchSoft; 2003. http://www.endnote.com/support/entips.asp

Using EndNote, Procite, Reference Manager. Health Sciences Library, University of North
Carolina – Chapel Hill. 2004. http://www.hsl.unc.edu/services/guides/guides.cfm

Working with EndNote. Chapel Hill: Health Sciences Library, University of North Carolina; 2003.
http://www.hsl.unc.edu/LM/endnote/main.htm


SOFTWARE REVIEWS & COMPARISONS
Beecroft C. Reference Management (Trent Research Information Access Gateway). Leicester:
Trent Institute for Health Services Research's; 2003. http://www.shef.ac.uk/uni/academic/R-
Z/scharr/triage/index/refman.htm

Dell'Orso F. Bibliography Formatting Software: An Evaluation Template. 2003.
http://www.burioni.it/forum/ors-bfs.htm

Evans P. Personal Bibliographic Managers. Bibliotech Review 1999. http://www.biblio-
tech.com/html/pbms.html

Compare Products (EndNote, Reference Manager, ProCite). Carlsbad, CA: ISI ResearchSoft;
2004. http://thomsonisiresearchsoft.com/compare/
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   Kent T. Reference Management Links, UKOLUG -UK eInformation Group; 2004
   http://www.ukolug.org.uk/content/public/links/refmanlinks.html#compare

   Shapland M. Evaluation of Reference Management Software on NT (comparing Papyrus with
   ProCite, Reference Manager, Endnote, Citation, GetARef, Biblioscape, Library Master,
   Bibliographica, Scribe, Refs). Bristol: University of Bristol; 1999.
   http://www.cse.bris.ac.uk/%7Eccmjs/rmeval99.htm

   Vogt C. Electronic Workplace: Personal Bibliographic and Reference Management Software,
   Waterloo, Ontario: Information Systems and Technology, University of Waterloo; 2001.
   http://www.ist.uwaterloo.ca/ew/biblio/index.html


   JOURNAL ARTICLES 2002-2004
   EndNote 5. Journal of Academic Librarianship. 2002;28(3):173-174.

   RefWorks Announces New Release, Feature. Information Today. 2003;20(6):38.

   Tools for Writers: Reference Manager version 10 for Windows. Library Management.
   2002;23(8/9):455-456.

   Alexander G. Reference Manager v. 10. CIN-Computers Informatics Nursing. 2003;21(3):113-114.

   Bates ME. Net Snippets. Online. 2003;27(4):64.

   Collins L. Software review: Reference Manager 10. JAMA. 2002;90(3):357-358.

   Fitzgerald D, Erianne G. Managing references the easy way. Scientist. 2002;16(1):43.

   Gall C, Brahmi FA. Retrieval Comparison of EndNote to Search MEDLINE (Ovid and PubMed)
   versus Searching Them Directly. Medical Reference Services Quarterly. 2004; 23(3):25-32.

   Glassman NR. EndNote 7.0. Journal of the Medical Library Association 2004; 93(3):383-384.

   Hendrix IC. RefWorks. Journal of the Medical Library Association 2004; 92(1):111-113.

   Morgan P. Bibliographic management of information resources in health sciences libraries
   (Book). Health Information and Libraries Journal. 2002;19(2):121.

   Poehlmann C. ProCite 5.0 - Reference Manager 9.5 [software review]. Information Technology
   and Libraries. 2002;21(1):38-40.

   Richardson JV. EndNote 6.0. CD-ROM and software manual. Library Quarterly. 2003;73(1):87-89.

   Tessler FN. Endnote 6. Macworld. 2003;20(1):40.

   Threlkeld RL. Net Snippets. Library Journal. 2003;128(19):107.

   Van Horn R. Scholarly tools: grammarian, endnote, and others. Phi Delta Kappan.
   2003;84(7):550.

   Wilson T. EndNote 7.0. Information Research-An International Electronic Journal. 2003;9(1).

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