Excellent software for managing references.
- Stores data in BibteX format so it easily integrates with LateX.
- There exists a suite of plugins designed to grab and link articles to your citations.
Some journals require journal names to be abbreviated in reference lists, and some do not. JabRef provides a way of managing both the abbreviated and full names of each journal non-destructively.
A list of full name/abbreviations can be downloaded here:
and good documentation on how to use it is here: