What is Mendeley Reference Manager?
According to Mendeley Reference Manager, it is a "free web and desktop reference management application. It helps you simplify your reference management workflow so you can focus on achieving your goals.
With Mendeley Reference Manager you can:
Mendeley. (2020). Getting started with Mendeley Reference Manager. https://www.mendeley.com/guides/mendeley-reference-manager.
What is Zotero?
"Zotero (zoh-TARE-oh) is an open-source citation manager (Linux, Mac,& PC) and research tool that you install on your computer.
With Zotero, you can:
You can also download a browser extension so you can capture sources directly from online library databases & catalogs or any webpage" (University of Victoria Libraries, 2020).
University of Victoria Libraries (2020, August 20). Zotero. Retrieved from https://libguides.uvic.ca/c.php?g=699420.
What is EndNote online?
EndNote online is a free reference manager, like Mendeley and Zotero. You can use it to track your sources and automatically generate in-text citations/references. According to the EndNote team, this software will assist you while you:
Access EndNote online by clicking "EndNote online login" in the upper right hand corner of their website.
Introduction Video (skip from 4:17-6:17, as this segment of the video does not pertain to Welder databases).
What is Grammarly?
According to the website, "Grammarly’s AI-powered applications help people communicate more effectively. Millions of users rely on Grammarly every day to make their messages, documents, and social media posts clear, mistake-free, and impactful. Grammarly is an Inc. 500 company with offices in San Francisco, New York, Kyiv, and Vancouver.
Grammarly’s sophisticated AI not only corrects your grammatical mistakes but also makes your writing more understandable and helps you make the right impression on the reader based on your audience and goals. In addition, Grammarly is able to check the tone of your correspondence, provide synonym suggestions to make your text more readable and precise, and even check your documents for plagiarism. With Grammarly, you can rest assured that your writing is always held to the highest standard.
You can create a free account at https://www.grammarly.com/.
To find out more about Grammarly's product and services, please visit this page."
Introduction Video for Grammarly:
What is ProWritingAid?
ProWritingAid is a software that corrects grammar, punctuation, mechanics, technique, and style. Initially, ProWritingAid was designed for aspiring novelists. Now, students have access to this same high-level software.
According to ProWritingAid, "It uses the power of Artificial Intelligence to help you find and fix common writing issues. It goes way beyond grammar to suggest style improvements that will help you communicate your ideas more clearly.
Students who use ProWritingAid report an immediate improvement in the feedback they receive. Teachers who use ProWritingAid say that the quality of their students' work gets better instantly. They can spend less time correcting punctuation and style errors, and more time assessing their students' ideas."
Introduction Video to ProWritingAid: