ReadCube Paper's Word-compatible citation tool makes writing your next paper a breeze. SmartCite is fast, easy-to-use, supports over 9000+ styles, and most importantly, makes it easy to collaborate on documents with colleagues. SmartCite supports both Word and Google docs.
Getting set up:
The first time you log into SmartCite you will be asked to log-in as you normally do through your ReadCube Papers apps. Once authenticated, you will see your library populate automatically.
Use the “References” tab to search your library for references to cite. Select one or more search results, and click the bottom “Insert Citation” button to add to your document (at the current cursor location).
To update an existing citation in your document, click on it so that the citation is activated (gray “highlight”). You will notice it opens back up in the right panel. For citations with multiple references, an individual reference can be deleted by clicking on the corresponding X button in the right-side panel, followed by the “Update Citation” button. You can also change the order by dragging the grey boxes (ie. "Miller, 2012", "Braasch, 2016" ) in the desired order. With all changes, for them to take effect, you'll need to click "Update Citation" at the bottom of the panel.
Search in the “Bibliography” section to update with another citation style anytime. Please note that in order to change the inline styling, you need to insert a bibliography.
Please note: SmartCite for Word and Google Docs is currently not cross-compatible. you will need to choose and select one program to insert and update your references. If you need to work cross-platform, our recommendation is to use placeholders inline and insert the references as your final step. We are working to enable working on documents across both platforms without restriction in the near future.