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EndNote Web: Citation Management at Pacific


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What is a Citation?

What is a citation? A citation....

  • describes a book, journal article, website, or other published item
  • gives credit to the originator of an idea, thus preventing plagiarism
  • enables the reader to retrieve the item you refer to
  • includes the author, title, source (publisher and place of publication or URL), and date

A citation manager is a tool which helps you to store, organize and output your citations in the format you prefer.

Three Options for Citation Management

Here is a summary - see also the full comparison chart below.

Easy-to-use web-based product
available to all Pacific users ( RefWorks allows you to import references from PacifiCat and many of Pacific's subscription databases. You can conveniently compile a list of sources you intend to read--as you identify them--and save the list online.

EndNote Web
Available to all Pacific users ( EndNote Web allows you to import references from PacifiCat and several of our subscription databases. For many databases, not as seamlessly as RefWorks.

Easy-to-use open source tool ( that is accessible via the web—works right in your Firefox browser. Using Zotero, it is easy to capture and save citations found on webpages, and to add notes and other information to saved citations for efficient organization. Lacks the storage capabilities of Refworks and EndNote Web.

Comparison Chart

EndNote Web  Zotero RefWorks
Cost Free to Pacific users
Free Free to Pacific users
Web based access/storage
Yes Yes
Import references from online databases Yes Yes Yes
Store references online and share with others Yes Not yet, coming soon Yes
MS Word integration Yes Yes Yes
Create custom bibliographic styles No No, but can import EndNote styles
Use Find it @PUL full-text links Yes Yes Yes
Requires online connection Yes No Yes
Other Requires Firefox browser Available for Windows and MacOS