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Open Access to Journal Literature: A Guide

What is open access? This guide includes evidence-based public health resources, grey literature, free full text journal articles ("open access"), domestic access and more.

Mendeley

Mendeley

Mendeley is a desktop and web-based citation management tool. With it you can organize research materials, annotate PDFs, and create citations. You can also network with others researching in your discipline who are using Mendeley.

 

Zotero

Zotero

A free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research. Zotero allows you to attach digital objects like PDFs, notes and images to your citations, organize them into collections for different projects, and create bibliographies, even from within your preferred word processor.

To download:

  • Zotero 5.0 app offers a single stand-alone application for all users.
  • Zotero Connector: save to Zotero directly from your browser.

Word processor plugins for Microsoft Word, Google Docs, and LibreOffice come bundled with the Zotero app and will be installed automatically for each installed word processor when you first start Zotero.

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