The following link provides information about writing collaboratively in a more effective manner.
Reference managers (sometimes called citation managers) are software which can help you to organize sources for a paper or project. In general, most reference managers allow you to collect and organize sources and to create reference lists. Some also allow you to read pdfs online and make annotations or notes. Auburn University offers basic classes for three reference managers:
Mendeley and Zotero offer free versions, EndNote is avaiable to AU students through AU Install.
Link to library workshop schedule which includes workshops for reference managers.
The links below provide more information about each reference manager.