ReadCube’s Word-compatible citation tool makes writing your next paper a breeze. SmartCite is fast, easy-to-use, supports over 8000+ styles and most importantly, makes it easy to collaborate on documents with colleagues.
If you haven't already, sign up for a ReadCube account. You’ll be able to try all of the powerful features (including SmartCite) free for 30 days.
Look for SmartCite in Microsoft's Add-In Store. You can find the store by going to “Insert” in the menu of Word 2016 and selecting “Store”. You’ll then be able to search for “SmartCite” and embed ito into your “References” Toolbar.
Once you’ve launched SmartCite for the first time, you’ll be prompted to login to your ReadCube account. You’ll instantly see your ReadCube library appear in the right side panel.
You can search your library or click on a list or tag library to browse through the various folders. When you’ve found the reference you are looking for, check the box to the left of the reference and click “Insert” at the bottom of the panel.
Whenever you are ready, go to “Style” and choose from over 7000 citation styles - we will take care of the formatting! Click “Insert Bibliography” to add it to your documents. Need to change your style? No problem - simply select a new style and click on “Update Bibliography”
Want to share your paper with a colleague who uses ReadCube? Simply send them the Word file. When they launch SmartCite, all your references will automatically be indexed and they can continue working on the document seamlessly.
If your colleague is not currently a ReadCube user, they can take advantage of our free 30-day trial! Alternatively, you can also easily export your references for use in other citation tools like EndNote.