Bibliographic Management Software

For assistance with using EndNote, please contact the Library Manager. Training sessions can be arranged as well.

The Tisch Library Reference Librarians have created a useful Citation Management Tools Research Guide that includes Endnote tips and FAQs.


EndNote is a client-based bibliographic software management tool that allows you to search bibliographic databases and retrieve references, creating your own database. Store, manage and search for bibliographic references in your private database using the results to create a bibliography of cited works automatically. There is no cost for using EndNote; access for Tufts authorized users is a service provided by Tufts University. To have EndNote installed on an institutional or personally-owned computer, send an email request to

EndNote Desktop License Information
EndNote Research Guide - Tisch Library
EndNote Basics - Hirsh Health Science Library
EndNote Training Videos


Tufts University is discontinued their Refworks subscription as of December 31, 2019. Please choose another bibliographic management software tool and export your references from Refworks to the new program.


Mendeley is a free citation manager and academic social network. Help using Mendeley.


Zotero is a free, simple plug-in (for Firefox) or a standalone program (with browser extensions to Google Chrome and Safari) that collects, stores and organizes references for books, journal articles, websites and other materials that you've collected and then automatically converts those references into a properly formatted bibliography. Help using Zotero.