Using RefWorks at Princeton: Citation Management at PU

If you need help using Endnote, see this guide.

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.

Comparison Chart

EndNote EndNote Web Zotero RefWorks Procite
Cost $13 from PSR Free to PU users Free Free to PU users $200
Web based access/storage No Yes No
Yes No
Import references from online databases Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Store references online and share with others No Yes Not yet, coming soon Yes No
MS Word integration Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Create custom bibliographic styles Yes No No, but can import EndNote styles Yes Yes
Use Find it @PUL full-text links Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Requires online connection No Yes No Yes No
Other Available for Windows and MacOS Requires Firefox browser Available for Windows and MacOS