[Numpy-discussion] [OFFTOPIC] Reference management for articles

David Warde-Farley dwf at cs.toronto.edu
Wed Jun 10 18:25:32 EDT 2009

On 10-Jun-09, at 3:23 PM, Gökhan SEVER wrote:

> I am very off-the-topic, sorry about that first, but I know most of  
> the
> people in this list are students / scientists. Just want to know a few
> opinions upon how you manage references (following the list of  
> references in
> the end of articles, books, etc... or building your owns). Some  
> articles are
> really goes beyond limits on this. I have seen a couple articles  
> titles with
> at least 200 citations attached in the end, and makes me confused  
> easily
> while trying to focus on the core of an article.
> What is your solution for this issue? Do you use a web-based system  
> a tool
> like Zotero? An open-source recommendations are more appreciated.

BibDesk seems to be preferred by lots of people (Mac only but it is  
open source). CiteULike has a fairly nice interface and the added perk  
of being "in the cloud". Plus it can export to .bib which can then be  
imported by BibDesk or anything that speaks BibTeX for keeping/ 
searching/viewing an offline copy.


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