Research Tools


Take notes, organize your research, import citations from electronic databases and catalogs, format your references in dozens of standard styles (MLA, APA etc.) for bibliographies; insert footnotes and endnotes directly into your papers.


  • RefWorks

    RefWorks is licensed to everyone in the NYU community. A web-based program you can use to organize your research. [more …]

  • EndNote

    Software you load on your personal computer to organize your research. NYU community members may download a free copy of EndNote (current NYU NetID and password required). [more...]

  • EndNote Web
    Web-based version of Endnote, free to ISI Web of Knowledge subscribers (NYU Libraries subscribe to Web of Knowledge). Login or create an account . You don't need to own EndNote to use this. Folders may be shared online with other EndNote Web users. [more...]

  • EasyBib

  • Web-based software featuring MLA, APA, and Chicago styles, parenthetical and footnote formatting, and the ability to save, share, and export citation lists.

  • Zotero

    Firefox extension designed for the Firefox browser (Mac and PC). Free online reference management and authoring.

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