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A general guide to resources in the field of biology

Use a Citation Manager 

There are several free citation management software options available to students, staff and faculty at UVic:

  • Zotero (
  • Mendeley (

For more information on citation management tools and to compare tools, visit the Citation Management guide ( at the UVic Libraries.

Please note: Any web-based tools will host your data on servers that are outside Canada. To secure your data, consider using software that resides on your computer. 

Learn to Use Zotero 


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