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*Nursing Resources

Academic Writer

APA Academic Writer is an online cloud-based APA Style learning tool that can assist with learning APAcreating References in APA, and Writing your paper in APA.

For more information and to learn how to use Academic Writer, visit the library's Academic Writer guide:

To create an account and begin using Academic Writer, visit their site:

Online Tools / APA Template

Online tools that will help you generate citations and entries for your bibliography in the appropriate style. 

Please note: often there are subtle differences in standard bibliographical entries - always refer to the published style manual if you are uncertain or don't find the appropriate entry online.

Endnote

EndNote is a program designed to help you manage your research by organizing references, keeping track of PDFs and attachments, searching across the content of PDFs, and creating citations and bibliographies as you write.

There are two versions of EndNote which can be used separately or in conjunction with each other. The tabs in this box explain the differences and provide more information about accessing and using EndNote.

Some notable differences include:

  EndNote X9 (Desktop) EndNote Basic (Web)
Number of Citation Styles 7,000+ predefined; plus create your own Top 21 most commonly used styles
One-Click Find full text Yes No
File Attachment Storage Unlimited 2 GB
Create Group Sets Yes No

A full list of differences can be seen in the EndNote Comparison Chart.

EndNote Basic is a web based version of EndNote. It is considered basic because it does not have all of the features in the desktop version. However, it does have all of the features necessary to be a useful tool for the new-to-research and writing student.

EndNote Basic is free to use and can be used on its own or in conjunction with EndNote X9, the desktop version. The data you enter in EndNote Basic can be synched with EndNote X9 (and vise versa). EndNote Basic can be very useful if you are conducting research on a computer that is not yours.

For more information and instructions on using EndNote Basic:

To go directly to EndNote Basic:

EndNote X9 is a version of EndNote which can be installed on your computer and is available on all computers in the library (Indianapolis and Ancilla campuses). It has all of the features EndNote offers and can be used on its own or in conjunction with EndNote Basic (the web version). The data you enter in EndNote X9 can be synched with EndNote Basic (and vise versa).

For more information and instructions on using EndNote X9 visit the library's EndNote X9 guide: