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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Mobile-Friendly Resources

Provides information about mobile-friendly research apps and websites available through the library as well as other helpful Illinois specific apps.

Citation Managers

EndNote Mobile

EndNote is software that allows you to keep track of your citations, organize them into folders, and create references and bibliographies in your papers. EndNote is not free, and requires download and installation. You can download a 30-day trial version from the Endnote website, or buy it from the University of Illinois WebStore. You can access your EnNote account through EndNote mobile.

For more information about EndNote, visit our EndNote library guide.


Zotero is a free citation management software plug in for Mozilla Firefox & NOW Chrome/Safari. It enables users to collect, manage, and cite research from all types of sources. It is easy to use, lives in your web browser where you do your work, and it is free!  Zotero allows you to attach pdfs, notes, images and screenshots to your citations, to organize them into collections for different projects, and to create bibliographies using Word or OpenOffice. Visit the Zotero mobile page for more information on accessing Zotero on your mobile device.

For more information about Zotero, visit our Zotero library guide.


At its most basic level, Mendeley is a free citation management tool, but it can also help with other aspects of research, such as: organizing PDFs of research papers, including annotations and highlights, inserting bibliographies and citations into a word processor, sharing research with collaborators, and discovering articles in your field. Visit the Mendeley mobile page for information on accessing Mendeley on your mobile device.

For more information about Mendeley, visit our Mendeley library guide.