Studies and Analysis of Reference Management Software: A Literature Review

@article{Tramullas2015StudiesAA,
  title={Studies and Analysis of Reference Management Software: A Literature Review},
  author={Jes{\'u}s Tramullas and Ana-Isabel S{\'a}nchez-Casab{\'o}n and Piedad Garrido Picazo},
  journal={Information Technology \& Systems eJournal},
  year={2015}
}
Reference management software is a well-known tool for scientific research work. Since the 1980s, it has been the subject of reviews and evaluations in library and information science literature. This paper presents a systematic review of published studies that evaluate reference management software with a comparative approach. The objective is to identify the types, models, and evaluation criteria that authors have adopted, in order to determine whether the methods used provide adequate… Expand
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