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Nursing & Health Studies Students - Library Services


EndNote is a citation management tool that is available in two versions: Basic (free) and Desktop (paid). Graduate nursing students were required to purchase and use EndNote Desktop prior to the fall 2020 semester, and documentation is being kept here for students who choose to continue to use it.

You can learn more about each version and how to use EndNote with your research on the sub-pages of this section.

EndNote Versions

Select EndNote Basic (BSN) or EndNote Desktop (MSN) in the menu to learn more about each version.

  EndNote Basic EndNote Desktop
Availability Free Paid
Reference storage Up to 50,000 Unlimited
Attachment storage Up to 2 GB Unlimited
Full library sharing No Yes
PDF features View View, search, annotate, highlight

Other Citation Management Tools

Zotero is a free, open-source citation management program. With Zotero you can:

  • Capture citations for content that you are viewing on the web (e.g., books, journal articles, websites, etc.)
  • Organize research with collections and tags
  • Sync your data across multiple devices
  • Add citations and bibliographies to your papers using Microsoft Word or Open Office plug-ins