(recommended by library staff at the Cambridge University Library.)
Mendeley Desktop organizes your research paper collection and citations. It automatically extracts references from documents, generates bibliographies, and is freely available on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.
is a free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, cite, and share your research sources. It interfaces with Endnote and Refworks via its export feature. It can be used to automatically take lists of results from the Newton catalogue display or from numerous online bibliographic resources.
EndNote is reference management software that enables you to store and manage your references. It will then create bibliographies from these references automatically. See