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EndNote, Mendeley, RefWorks, and Papers

This guide offers basic help for using various citation management systems in addition to answering frequently asked questions and providing NYU-specific information.

About Papers

NYU does NOT have an institutional license for Papers. 

Papers iPad App

Set-up Papers

1. Download a free 30 day trial of Papers for Windows or Mac.

2. Enable citations for Windows or Mac.

3. Install the Web Importer, Bookmarklet (click image):

4. To access literature databases and journal websites remotely, you can use EZProxy library proxy servers in Papers.  Select "New York University - School of Medicine" and the proxy information will be updated. This will allow you to check full-text availability while working in Papers. 

  • Windows: Proxy settings are chosen on the Access Options tab.
  • Mac: Proxy settings are chosen on the Preferences Access tab.

Additional Support

At this time, the NYU Health Sciences Libraries does not offer support or training for the use of Papers.

For assistance, please refer to the Papers Support Center.