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EndNote, RefWorks, Mendeley, and Zotero

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

Create a Library

Go to the File Menu and select New.

Name and save your library with a meaningful name in a folder on your computer’s local hard drive.

EndNote libraries are made up of two parts: the .enl file and the .Data folder. These two parts must be kept together. Both parts are needed for the library to work correctly.

screenshot displaying EndNote drop down File menu with "New" option highlighted