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Writing Your Research Papers

Select a Citation Manager

SJSU King Library supports PaperPile and Zotero. Use the table below to compare features and choose the citation manager that will fit your needs.

Name Zotero PaperPile
Desktop or Web Desktop, with online library and browser extension; iOS and Android apps available Web-based; Chrome-specific; iOS and Android apps available
Cost Free to everyone Free to SJSU users
Storage 300mb standard; can pay for more unlimited; uses Google Drive
Write’n’cite integration Word, Google Docs, and LibreOffice Google Docs & Word
Citation Styles 10,000+ 10,000+

Compare all available citation managers here. 

Note: Chromebook users should choose a web-based citation manager.