is commonly used by researchers (individuals or teams) to organise a central database of references.
The key advantage of collaborative database is the opportunity to have multiple users adding and editing records at the same time. It is possible to specify for each user read-only or edit rights to the database. The competing package EndNote does not offer this functionality, but Citavi does.
The key advantaged of cloud-based reference managers are:
Storing all your references in one place
Keeping all your thoughts together
Adding citation automatically into Microsoft Word
Some of the most popular Reference managers are