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Citation Tools

How to choose citation manager?

Decide abour your priorities. Answering the following questions will help you to make clear what you expect from the citation manager. That will help you to choose the right one for you:

  • What citation style do you usually use?
  • What text processor do you usually use?
  • Which information source, database, electronic library do you use most often?
  • Will you need to share your citaions with your colleagues?
  • What access to your entries do you prefer – saved locally in your PC or web access?
  • Is it important to you to save full texts with your entry?

You may choose commercial tool as well. Free of charge managers usually provide limited service offer and capacity of personal database. Missing capacity can be usually get in addition.

University students and academic personnel usually have access within the university.


Citace Pro

CitacePROCzech commercial citation manager, which was developed from citation generator and later from simple citation manager Citace.com.

CTU subscribes to its services. To create your account is very simple. On the website www.citacepro.com choose CTU and use the same login which you use in KOS/USERMAP. You are in your account.

Using Citace Pro offers the service of generating citations in compliance with ČSN ISO 690 and also in compliance with hundreds other citation styles.

You can add your own notes, key words, annotations or full texts to your entries. Entries can be shared. After you have installed plugin into your MS Word, you may insert references into your texts and subsequently generate reference lists.

Instructions for Citace Pro

Most commonly used citation managers:

  • Commercial: Citavi, Citace PRO, ProQuest RefWorks, EndNote
  • Under the consortium Web of Science: Endnote Basic
  • Freely available: Zotero, Mendeley


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