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A guide to the most useful nursing resources at IUPUI

Health Sciences Librarian

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Anna Liss Jacobsen
IUPUI University Library
UL 2140C
755 W. Michigan St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Overview: Citation Managers

About Citation Managers - EndNote and Zotero





EndNote and Zotero are citation managers. Citation managers help you manage bibliographic citations.

Citation managers collect citation information from online sources, e.g. databases. Citation managers organize and format citations in-text and in your reference list.

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EndNote is free to members of Indiana University / IUPUI students, faculty and staff

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Zotero is open source -- free to everyone


EndNote - Download and Setup

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Download EndNote and Web Extension

Step 1

  • Windows Installation Notes
    • The EndNote 20 download comes as a zip file and should be unzipped to the same folder
    • To unzip the folder:
      • Rick click to the zipped file (or file to be downloaded)
      • Choose the extract command
      • There will be two files
    • Click on program to install and run it
    • Run install EndNote

Step 2

  • EndNote Online Setup Notes
    • Navigate to
    • Click 'EndNote Online Login' (top right)
    • Create account by clicking on 'Register'
      • Retain your login information for future use
    • Authenticate account using the email sent to you

EndNote Help

How to Use EndNote 21

Zotero - Download and Setup

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Download Zotero and Web Extension

Download Zotero program and website Extension on the website. Note: you will need to download updates to the program.

Step 2

Set up online account. This allows you to access your citation manager across devices and share your citations with others

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