There are three parts to managing your research information:
This page has links to resources to help you keep track of it all.
Mendeley is just one tool to manage your references. This table compares the most popular personal citation managers.
|Cost||Free for 2GIG||Free for 300MB||$249.95|
|Operating system||Windows / Mac / Linux||Windows / Mac / Linux||Windows / Mac|
|Mobile compatility||Official iOS app; unofficial Android app||Unofficial iOS and Android apps||Official iOS app|
|Word processor integration||MS Word, Open Office||MS Word, Open Office, Pages, Google Docs||MS Word, Open Office, Pages|
See Comparison of reference management software for more options.