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Citation Management: Home

Manage your works and find tools for managing the citations you collect to works written by other authors.

Why Use Bibliographic Management Software?

Bibliographic Management software exists to serve several functions:

  • Create bibliographies (and change them automatically from style to style!)
  • Manage your PDF library
  • Organize the citations to papers you want to read
  • Share citations with colleagues

What is an Author Identifier?

Simply put, an Author Identifier is a unique number to identify each author.

Why should you consider getting and using an author identifier?

  • Bring together all your publications (for instance, you published as Jane Smith, Jane L. Smith, JL Smith, etc.)
  • Create an authoritative list of all your publications throughout your career
  • Enable better discovery of your scholarly output​

There are three common Author Identifier systems available: