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EndNote

This guide will be useful as a resource for working with EndNote desktop App and EndNote Web.

Chart of Citation Management Solutions

 

RefWorks

EndNote

EndNote Web (Basic/Online)

Mendeley

EasyBib

Zotero

Cite This for Me

Web Based

 Yes

 No

 Yes

 Yes*

 Yes

 Yes*

 Yes*

Must be online to use

 Yes

 No

 Yes

 No

 Yes

 No

 Yes

Cost

 $$

 Free for  TTU, library  resource

 Free 

 Free**

 Free**

 Free**

 Free**

Import from online databases

 Yes

 Yes

 Yes

 Yes***

 No

 Yes

 Yes

Import citation info from web pages

 Yes

 No

 Yes

 Yes

 Yes

 Yes

 Yes

Interacts with TTU Find IT link for full text

 Yes

 Yes

 No

 No

 No

 Yes

 No

Importing from computer folder

 No

 Yes

 No

 Yes

 No

 Yes

No, file only

Create bibliographies

 Yes

 Yes

 Yes

 Yes

 Yes

 Yes

 Yes

In-text references

 Yes

 Yes

 Yes

 Yes

 No

 Yes

Yes, with upgrade

Tag items for discussion

 No

 No

 No

 Yes

 No

 Yes, in shared  collections

Yes, use notes field

Collaborate

 Yes

 Yes

 Yes 

 Yes, free up to 5 private groups

 Yes

 Yes

Yes, but allows access to whole account not a single project

Storage

 Yes, 20MB per  person

 Yes, local  storage

 Yes, 2G per person

 Yes 2G per  person 

 No

 Yes, 300 MG,  cloud based

 Yes, does  not state  amount

Syncing features

 n/a

 Sync with  EndNote  Basic

 Sync with  EndNote

Sync library with multiple computers

Sync with  Zotero library

 n/a

Sync library with multiple computers

Sync library with App and web

Desktop/Mobile

Windows, Mac

Windows, Mac, iOS 

Windows, Mac, iOS 

Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android

 n/a

Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android

Window, Mac, iOS, Android

Plug-in for Browser

 Yes

 Yes

 Yes

 Yes

 No

 Yes

Chrome  only

Help/ Assistance/ Support

 Yes

 Yes

 Yes

 Yes

 Yes

 Yes

Yes

*Mendeley and Zotero both have a local client application that syncs data accessible on the web. To add citations you must use an Add-on to your browser. 

**Free to use but to get more features you can upgrade account which costs.

***Mendeley allows information from web pages to be imported or you can download a PDF and import the PDF into Mendeley's local client.