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Reference Tools


Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share research.
The Library has subscribed to Zotero Institutional Storage that provides to Zotero users with an email address unlimited storage reflected in their storage settings, with a note that it's provided by The Weizmann Institute of Science. Weizmann users who registered with a different email address can add their address to their account at any time from their account settings on

Learn more with Quick Start Guide and Zotero Video Tutorials.


Endnote is more than just a reference manager, it moves you through the research process as you search, organize, write, publish and share. EndNote is purchased individually by departments or labs. If you need help with this tool, you are welcome to contact us.


Mendeley, is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest findings on your topic. The library has purchased an institutional edition which allows up to 5 GB personal space, further collaboration abilities such as an unlimited number of private groups and up to 25 people in a private group, and more.


RefWorks is an online research management, writing and collaboration tool designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies.
Learn more with the Tutorial and sign up for an individual account.


Sciwheel is the latest offering from Sciencenow and provides a unified workspace for scientists to collect, write & discuss scientific literature. It features a web-based application, a browser extension, powerful word processing plugins, and a mobile application. 
Getting started with Sciwheel


Paperpile is an online reference manager that works in the Chrome web browser and cites with Google Docs.
If you're trying to easily collect citations and full-text PDFs from web pages or cite web pages themselves, then Paperpile is very useful. It stores all PDFs in Google Drive too, which makes them easy to find and access.
To set an account you’ll need a license key, please contact the library administrator to receive it.
Getting started with Paperpile