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Quoting and managing literature

PDF files, websites, books & articles – don’t lose track of your sources. Literature management programmes can help you to manage your literature efficiently.

What is a literature management programme?

With a literature management programme, you can:

  • Import literature references from specialist databases, catalogues and websites,
  • Collect PDFs,
  • Organise your literature references by topic,
  • Insert references into your document with a simple click,
  • Have your bibliography created automatically.
     

Choosing the right programme

Many programmes are available with a wide range of functions.

For a good overview and comparisons, see our explanatory video or the document Reference Management Software Comparison.

The university offers Citavi and EndNote as campus licenses. Zotero is a free open source software.