Zotero  (

Zotero is is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collectorganizecite, and share your  research sources.

  • Collect references automatically; add full-text searchable PDFs to your library, and sync to the cloud
  • Find and cite references and create bibliographies with ease
  • Collaborate with other researchers by creating group libraries; share files, notes, and bibliographic data
  • Zotero excels at projects large and small
  • Zotero is open-source software and free for anyone to use

Mendley (

Mendeley is a desktop and web program for managing and sharing research papers, discovering research data,

collaborating online and reference management application.

Viper (

“Viper” is a free-to-download anti-plagiarism and detection tool. Useful for editors and authors alike.