Watch these video tutorials to learn how to use the basic and advanced features in Refworks. There is also a tutorial on the new RefShare feature in Refworks, which works great for group projects. Printable handouts are available for each tutorial, just look for the "print version" link
Here is a summary - see also the full comparison chart below.
Easy-to-use web-based product available to all Princeton users (www.refworks.com). RefWorks allows you to import references from Princeton's Main Catalog and many electronic databases to which Princeton subscribes. You can conveniently compile a list of sources you intend to read--as you identify them--and save the list online. For more information see the Using Refworks at Princeton Guide.
The leader among bibliographic managment applications. Endnote is a robust, locally installed (rather than web-based) application which can handle the book-length documents and complex scenarios but has a steep learning curve. Software and updates can be purchased at a discount from OIT's Princeton Software Repository. For more information see the Using Endnote at Princeton Guide.
Easy-to-use open source tool (http://www.zotero.org/) that is accessible via the web—works right in your Firefox browser. Using Zotero, it is easy to capture and save citations found on webpages, and to add notes and other information to saved citations for efficient organization. Lacks the storage capabilities of Refworks and Endnote. For more extensive information regarding how to use Zotero see the Using Zotero at Princeton Guide.
|1 Collect||2 Organize||3 Format|
|Collect references from electronic and traditional sources.
||Organize your references for your research topics and papers.
||Create a formatted bibliography for your paper or cite references while you write.