Module 3: Organizing, Managing and Screening Sources
After exporting your results, you will need to store and organize them. Since you will be dealing with a large amount of sources, it’s advisable to use some sort of citation management tool.
A tool is especially useful If you are conducting a systematic review. As part of your review, you need to document aspects of your search like the number of sources you retrieved per database, the number of duplicates and the final number of articles you choose to review. For more information, please see the PRISMA-S Checklist in Module 2.
The following video provides a quick overview of how a reference management tool works.
Reference Management Software: How it Works and What it Does. University of York Library. Licensed under a Creative Commons CC BY 4.0.
A bibliographic citation is a reference to a book, article, web page, or other published item. Citations should enough supply detail to identify the item uniquely