Last Updated: Sep 22, 2023 4:22 PM
- More customization features
- Third-party plugins and frequent updates
- Significantly more support for users with screen readers
- Plugins for more major word processors (including Google Docs, OpenOffice, and NeoOffice in addition to Microsoft Word and LibreOffice)
- More highlighting and annotation features (with changes made directly to the PDF file)
- More organization features with more nesting folder options; and unlimited private groups for no added cost
- Unlimited groups
- Less free cloud storage (300 MB, or about 100 articles)
- Clunkier user interface
- Lacks support for Internet Explorer
- The web and desktop application have a slick interface that is great for people who are not as computer-savvy
- Mendeley is available in almost anything, including a Chrome web extension, bookmarklets for other browsers, and a mobile app
- Search tools based on what you have already added to your working citation library
- More free cloud storage (up to 2 GB or nearly 700 articles)
- Cannot correctly cite government publications
- Does not support Google Docs
- Annotations that are made in Mendeley do not export with your PDF files
- No accessibility features or screen reader compatibility of its own (although it does allow system ease of access features like magnification and high contrast text).
End Note Advantages
- Use your citations from any computer even if it doesn't have EndNote desktop installed.
- Share references with other EndNote Online users anywhere in the world.
- You can syncronize EndNote X8 & EndNote Online so that an exact match, including file attachments, exists.
- Endnote X8 allows unlimited uploads of file attachments (same as desktop).
- Organize and annotate your research, create bibliographies
- Insert citations as you write into Microsoft Word, Pages, and Wolfram Mathematica 8
- Import and search PDFs
- You can't use term lists for journal abbreviations.
- You can't edit styles and filters.
- Storage limit of 50, 000 records.
- Clunky user interface