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    Citation & Document Management [images, pdfs, articles~]
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  Compiled by Susan Koskinen
Physics-Astronomy Library

  Tips for Importing Citations from Top Databases

recommended EndNote: is a bibliographic management program produced by Thomson/ISI. It may be purchased from UC Berkeley's Scholar's Workstation, Software Central. Citations saved in Refworks can be exported to EndNote.
New: My Endnote Web.

recommended Refworks.com: UCB Only is a web-based bibliographic management program, licensed by The Library for current UC Berkeley faculty, staff and students. Refworks can be used independently or as a complement to EndNote. Create your own account at Refworks.com.

recommended TeX is a typesetting language used for technical and scientific document preparation. LaTeX is the program that takes a plain text file and converts into TeX; BibTeX is a tool that is used with LaTeX to create bibliographies. http://www.latex-project.org/.
The TeX Users Group (TUG) includes a definition, FAQ, how to use TeX and lots of links.
Endnote has a Bibtex output style that will format your citations into TeX.

recommended Software for Science Reference Management. (good list of many free programs for the MAC & PC: BibDesk, Papers, Refworks, EndNote, CiteULink, Mendeley & more. http://openwetware.org/wiki/Software_for_reference_management_and_bibliographies

recommended Zotero: is a Firefox extension that works exclusively with the Firefox browser. Citations may be exported to EndNote.

Tutorials: Managing Citations & Documents: web guide for astronomy & physics.
           UC Berkeley Library Online tutorials:
directory on Public Health Library’s web site.
           EndNote X4 Class training document.
   
   
Quick Search:
Tips for Importing, Downloading and Exporting Citations from Top Databases
             Endnote: Connection files and Filters are listed, check Endnote.com for the newest available.
           Apply the following Instructions to other indexes provided by each vendor. It may help to turn off popups.
 
Indexes:    A, B, C, E, G, H, I, J, L, M, N, O, P, R, S, W
 
Take a class for extra help or follow online tutorials.
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