For a comparison of the different platforms please see this table from Bodleian Libraries.


Refworks is provided to all NHS knowledge and library services (KLS) staff through NHS OpenAthens authentication.  Research active non-KLS members of staff can be nominated for an account by KLS staff on completion of a request form on the Knowledge Hub Service Desk:

Guidance on using “HEE’s KLS Evidence Search” institutional output style (which mimics the presentation of HDAS reports, minus their table of contents)

Other sources of help are available:


A free web-based version, Endnote Online, can be used on its own or synced-up to the paid-for desktop version.  Sources of help include:

For deduplicating results see:


Mendeley is a freely available web-based platform. Its desktop component is no longer available to download but, existing desktop components can still sync with online accounts. Sources of help include:


Zotero is another freely available web-based platform that can be synced-up to its desktop component.  Sources of help include: