Citation Manager

Citation Manager is software for collectiong and organizing references and citations.


EndNote basic

  • A Web-based tool of EndNote.
  • The students, faculty and staff of Osaka University can use EndNote basic (with Web of Knowledge) which provides 3,300 bibliographic styles.
  • You can use EndNote basic if you don’t belong to Osaka University, but bibliographic styles are limited to 21.

Notice of use

  • You need to create an account on-campus to get started.
  • If you already have an account for Web of Knowledge (Web of Science, Derwent Innovations Index), registration is not required.
  • EndNote basic works seamlessly with Web of Knowledge. You can also import citations from many other databases.
  • Off-campus access is available. But you must access the site on campus at least once a year. If not, your account will become a free EndNote basic account.

How to import citations


  • The desktop version of EndNote Basic.
  • This is paid software by Thomson Reuters.
  • OS : Windows and Mac.

How To Set Preferences for Finding FullText

By making the following settings on the EndNote, it is possible to check the full text which you can use at Osaka University.

Edit (menu) > Preferences > Find Full Text

  1. Please check in the “Open URL”
  2. Enter the following to “OpenURL Path”
  3. Enter the following to “Authenticate with”. (If you want to use from off-campus only.)



  • Available for free.
  • This has two versions : Zotero for Firefox and Zotero Standalone.
  • OS : Windows, Mac, Linux and iOS(iPad, iPhone).

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