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[Xmca-l] Re: Reference data bases



My university provides Endnote for free, so you might want to check your institution's site license package for what's available. p 

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From: xmca-l-bounces@mailman.ucsd.edu [mailto:xmca-l-bounces@mailman.ucsd.edu] On Behalf Of Greg Thompson
Sent: Thursday, January 29, 2015 11:52 AM
To: eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity
Subject: [Xmca-l] Re: Reference data bases

Oh, and all three of the ones I mentioned have the ability to easily cite-while-you-write and to automatically create bibliographies.

Martin, do you have any thoughts for why BookEnds over Endnote?
-greg

On Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 9:50 AM, Greg Thompson <greg.a.thompson@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Just talking this over with my students yesterday.
>
> Endnote is probably the most common utility. Here is a link:
> http://endnote.com/product-details
> Intro and training videos for endnote can be found here:
> https://www.youtube.com/user/EndNoteTraining
>
> Mendeley has a very friendly interface for reading and marking up pdf's.
> You can store pdf's on your device or you can store them in the cloud 
> for a monthly fee.
> http://www.mendeley.com/
>
> Zotero is, I think, particularly easy to use if you are just looking 
> for an easy way to cite-while-you-write (the others have this 
> capability too), but you have to use Mozilla in order to use it:
> https://www.zotero.org/
>
> There are other more stripped-down versions like Refworks, but for 
> what you want to do I'm guessing that Endnote is probably what you 
> want. It also looks like X7 version has cloud sharing too so you can 
> store your entire library in the cloud and access it anywhere and even 
> share it with up to 12 people! Mike, since you are a man on the move, 
> I think you could really take advantage of that...
>
> -greg
>
>
> On Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 9:30 AM, mike cole <mcole@ucsd.edu> wrote:
>
>> Dear Colleagues  -  In working through a recent review paper, I began 
>> to experience severe difficulties in keeping track of pdfs in 
>> connection with the refs.  Are there any recommendations among you 
>> for a reliable, pretty large (able to take several thousand 
>> refs/pdfs) utility that a non-adept could use effectively? I imagine 
>> others might have a similar question.... or will have soon enough!
>>
>> Thanks for any help on this.
>>
>> mike
>>
>> --
>> It is the dilemma of psychology to deal with a natural science as an 
>> object that creates history. Ernst Boesch.
>>
>
>
>
> --
> Gregory A. Thompson, Ph.D.
> Assistant Professor
> Department of Anthropology
> 880 Spencer W. Kimball Tower
> Brigham Young University
> Provo, UT 84602
> http://byu.academia.edu/GregoryThompson
>



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Assistant Professor
Department of Anthropology
880 Spencer W. Kimball Tower
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT 84602
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