|Cost||Free to UA students, staff, faculty||Free to UA students, staff, faculty|
|Microsoft Word Plug-In||Cite While You Write||Write-N-Cite|
|External Databases Supporting Direct Export/Import||http://www.endnote.com/endnote_export.asp||http://www.refworks.com/content/products/direct_export.asp|
|Web-Browser Plug-in to Capture Information from External Databases||EndNote Basic Capture||RefGrab-It|
|Boolean Searching||+ for AND
() for grouping terms with OR
- for NOT
"" for grouping words in a phrase
|AND; OR; NOT|
|Collaboration Features*||Collaborate with other EndNote Web users; read-only||RefWorks account: Multi-user access, Simultaneous editing of an account, Offers read-only access of the same data.
RefShare: Share their database (or folders) with members of their own institution and globally with any researcher having Internet access.
|Storage space||2 GB||100 MB minimum (Administrator can alocate more)|
|Citation Style Formats||3,300+ predefined, non-customizable||2,161+ predefined, customizable|
|Predefined Resource Types (Book, Journal, etc.)||50||31|
|Customizable Fields (Author, Title, etc.)||8 (under Generic reference type)||15|
|Record Size Limit*||All fields can contain 64KB||Notes and Abstract fields limited to 1 gigabyte|
|Duplicate Management||Exact record detection; Deletion functionality||Exact record detection; Similar record detection; Deletion functionality|
|Internally Search External Databases||Yes||Yes|
|RSS Feed Integration*||No||Integrated RSS feed reader|
|Export Reference Styles||5||6|
|Database Backup/Restore Options||Backup: Export all references to a file in EndNote format.
Restore: Import with EndNote filter.
NOTE: Not a true backup. Grouping information is lost.
|Full database backup: Revert to a previous library that even maintains folder organization. Can also be used to share references with another user.|
|Mobile Device Application*||No||RefMobile - for mobile and smart phones, PDAs|
*Modified from the University of Wisconsin, Madison Citation Managers Comparison: http://www.library.wisc.edu/citation-managers/comparison.html