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Pacific Lutheran University

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Citation Management Tools

Using EndNote, Zotero, and other tools to help keep track of and cite your sources.

Create an EndNoteWeb account

sign in to EndNote WebSave, organize, and share your citations with EndNoteWeb! It's free and easy to use. While on the PLU campus, click the button to the left to set up your account.

If you're using Microsoft Word, once you've created your account, download the Cite While You Write plug-in. Use this plug-in to create and insert correctly formatted citations in your paper!

Please note that you can only access EndNoteWeb via PLU. The university does not have a full subscription to the EndNote reference management software.

Add Plugins

Both of these are available under the Downloads tab once you've signed in to EndNoteWeb:

  • Cite While You Write: this Microsoft Word plugin helps you insert reference and format citations and bibliographies automatically.
  • Capture Reference: put this tool in your browser's bookmarks toolbar to import references to your EndNoteWeb account.

Add References

Add references to EndNoteWeb by:

  • Using the Capture Reference tool
  • Entering the reference manually
  • Direct export from the database you're searching (available in Biological Abstracts and EBSCO databases)