Bibliographic management

What kind of data should the tool work with?

HEURIST es un sistema de gestión de bases de datos diseñado específicamente para datos de Humanidades. Cualquier investigador capacitado puede diseñar, crear, gestionar, analizar y publicar su(s) propia(s) base(s) de datos(s) bien estructurada(s) a través de una sencilla interfaz web, sin programadores ni consultores. Se puede empezar con el diseño de una base de datos nueva en minutos y de una aplicación completa en algunas horas, utilizando el servicio en línea gratuito alojado en el Centro de Datos de la Universidad de Sydney.

Code license: Open source, GNU GPL, GNU GPL v3
Last updated: 10 Mar 2017

Papers helps users collect and curate the research material that they're passionate about. From citations to search, Papers will improve the way users find, organize, read, and cite.

Find
Federated search across 25+ search engines. From PubMed and Scopus to arXiv and Google Patents.

Read
Focus on reading with the full-screen reader, which supports highlights, annotations, and tabs.

Organize
Throw out those folders of uncategorized PDFs and let Papers organize your documents.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 29 May 2016

JabRef is a graphical application for managing bibliographical databases. JabRef is designed specifically for BibTeX bases, but can import and export many other bibliographic formats. JabRef runs on all platforms and requires Java 1.6 or newer.

Code license: Open source, GNU GPL
Last updated: 20 Apr 2016

OttoBib genera una bibliografía o listado de citas con tan solo saber el código ISBN. Además, el lector podrá ver los libros, sus portadas, enlaces a Amazon u otras referencias en línea inherentes a dicho código.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 24 Aug 2015

Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh] es una herramienta gratuita y fácil de usarque ayuda a los usuarios a recopilar, organizar, citar, y compartir sus fuentes de investigación. Los usuarios pueden agregar archivos PDF, imágenes, archivos de audio y video, instantáneas de páginas web, y muchas cosas más. Zotero indexa automáticamente el contenido de texto completo de sus bibliotecas, lo que les permite encontrar exactamente lo que están buscando con sólo unas pocas pulsaciones de teclas.

Code license: Open source
Last updated: 6 Aug 2015

CiteULike es un servicio gratuito para ayudarle a almacenar, organizar y compartir los trabajos académicos que esté leyendo. Cuando encuentra un documento en la web que le interesa, puede hacer clic en un botón y hacer que agrege a su biblioteca personal. CiteULike extrae automáticamente los datos para la cita bibliográfica, para no tener que tipearlos. Todo funciona desde dentro de su navegador web por lo que puede acceder a su biblioteca desde cualquier ordenador con conexión a Internet.

Code license: GNU GPL
Last updated: 5 Aug 2015

Zotero es una herramienta gratuita que recolecta, gestiona y cita fuentes de investigación. Se puede descargar como extensión de Firefox, o desde Chrome y Safari. Una vez descargado permanece en la barra de herramientas como acceso directo haciendo su utilización rápida y fácil. Permite adjuntar archivos PDF, notas e imágenes a las citas, organizarlas en colecciones de fácil acceso para diferentes proyectos y en Open Office utilizando cualquiera de sus más de 2800 estilos de citas.

Code license: GNU Affero GPL
Last updated: 24 May 2015

Zotpress es un complemento de WordPress que permite a los usuarios agregar fácilmente citas de Zotero en un sitio de Wordpress, ya que usa una sintaxis especial que transforma un comando de cita de Zotero en una cita o referencia bibliográfica en línea, con el formato adecuado, de acuerdo con la información almacenada en Zotero.

Code license: Open source
Last updated: 24 May 2015

ScholarPress Researcher es un plugin para Wordpress que permite visualizar la biblioteca (base de datos) de un usuario de Zotero en WP.

Code license: Open source
Last updated: 2 May 2015

Mendeley es un gestor gratuito de referencias y una red social académica. Permite a los usuarios generar bibliografías, encontrar e importar artículos de interés, acceder a los artículos y colaborar en línea con otros investigadores. Mendeley también desarrolló una aplicación iOS que permite a los usuarios sincronizar distintos dispositivos y acceder a sus bibliotecas desde donde sea que estén.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 20 Apr 2015

EndNote is a reference management tool developed by Thomson Reuters that allows users to

  • Search databases right within EndNote
  • Collect full-text PDFs in one click
  • Organize references
  • Organize, rename, annotate, search and open PDFs
  • Sync desktop and online libraries
  • Build and format bibliographies
  • Write, polish and publish
  • Share research with colleagues and team members
  • Network and collaborate privately with your own team, or openly with the wider research community
Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

BibDesk allows you to edit and manage your bibliography. It keeps track of the bibliographic information, associated files, and web links.

Code license: Open source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

BibMe is an automatic bibliography maker that auto-fills information, allowing you to build easily a works cited page. You can download your bibliography in either MLA, APA, Chicago, or Turbian formats.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

MLA, APA, Chicago / Turabian and most-common Bluebook forms as an integrated citing and note-taking platform for individual or group projects. Prompts for analysis of source types and is unique in offering teaching support and personal help on any citation. Instructor / librarian view allows teacher to comment on work-in-progress providing just-in-time feedback in-context. Archives copies of web pages and pdfs which can be annotated. Dashboard provides long-term access to a portfolio of work.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Bibus is a bibliographic and reference management software. As with other such tools, Bibus allows one to search, edit, and sort bibliographic records. In addition, Bibus contains features that makes it unique among open source and even commercial bibliographic databases:

Code license: Open source, GPL
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Reference management entails the collection, annotation, curation, and citation of published information. Bookends simplifies these tasks. Bookends can perform Internet searches to retrieve references and associated pdfs or web pages, or immediately find and import references for which you already have the pdf. Versatile groups (static, smart, and virtual), term lists (keywords, authors, etc.), reference cross-linking (links), multiple notecards per reference, PDF annotation, tag clouds, and instantaneous live searches help organize and find information in your personal collection.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Citeline was a web-based service that assisted with the publishing of bibliographies and citation collections. Users could create interactive exhibits and share your data online. Additionally, users could also import Zotero and BibTex files. Citeline was one of MIT's Simile project that has since been retired.

Code license: Open source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Qiqqa is a research management software that allows you to organize large numbers of papers; find new papers to read and new information about papers you already have; review materials and create annotation reports. Qiqqa has several PDF tools that also allow you to convert from PDFs to text, and use a clipboard function to cut and paste text into your document.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Referencer is a Gnome application to organize documents or references. You can also generate a BibTeX bibliography file.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

RefWorks allows users to create personal databases and use them for a variety of research activities. References are quickly and easily imported from text files or online databases. The databases can then be used to manage, store, and share the information. Users can automatically insert references from their database into their papers and generate formatted bibliographies and manuscripts in seconds.

RefWorks allows you to…

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Sente is a full-featured reference manager for Macs, iPads and iPhones. It helps users build, organize and use very large research libraries so they will always be in control of their research literature.

  • gather
  • organize
  • read, annotate, take notes
  • sync
  • cite
Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

BibServer is an open-source RESTful bibliographic data server. BibServer makes it easy to create and manage collections of bibliographic records such as reading lists, publication lists and even complete library catalogs. Its main features include

Code license: GNU Affero GPL v.3
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Zotero add-on for Firefox to manage your attachments: automatically rename, move, and attach files to Zotero items, sync PDFs from your Zotero library to your (mobile) PDF reader (e.g. an iPad, Android tablet, etc.) and extract annotations from PDF files.

  • Attach New Files to Zotero Items
  • (Batch) Rename and Move Attachments based on Zotero Metadata
  • Sync PDFs with your iPad or Android tablet
  • Extract Annotations from PDF Files
Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Android app that scans the ISBN barcode on a book and pulls the bibliographic metadata into your Zotero library.

Code license: Open source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Qnotero provides lightning quick access to users' Zotero references. It lives in the system tray and allows users to search through their references by author and/ or year of publication. If a PDF file is attached to a reference, users can open it directly from within Qnotero.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Zandy provides users with access to their Zotero library through a simple interface. Users can browse and modify the items in their libraries, add new items, view attachments, take and edit item notes, search their libraries, and add webpages from the Android browser.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Designed for journalists, a web-based service for working with primary sources that features search and analysis, highlighting and annotation, and document sharing. Uses Tesseract for OCR and allows users to upload documents and search other its document collection.

Code license: Open source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014
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