Reference Management


Why use a reference manager?

Reference managers (also called "bibliographic software" or "citation managers") are designed to...

  • track where you found a particular idea, picture, fact, or quote so it can be properly cited later.
  • organize your references by research project in your own searchable database.
  • import references from online databases, library catalogs, journal indexes and web sites.
  • automatically format your references into any style you choose, such as MLA, or APA.


GEOMAR staff can download the reference management system EndNote (available for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS).

Please contact the helpdesk of the IT Department: helpdesk(at) , Phone: 2299.


If you have any questions concerning Reference Management please do not hesitate to contact us: Bibliotheksleitung(at)

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Library Leadership Team:
Tel: +49 431 600-1562
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Library West Shore:
Tel: +49 431 600-1562
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Opening Hours:

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