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Bibliographic Management Software: EndNote Basic (formerly Endnote Web)

Citation tracking software using EndNote, Endnote Web, and Zotero. Examples of citation styles and how to track scholarly article citations.

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EndNote Basic (formerly known as Endnote Web and also known as Endnote Online) is a simplified, web-based version of the EndNote citation management program. As long as you have an internet connection, you can search the Web of Science or any free database (PubMed or library catalogs), import citations, import citations from a text file, and store and organize citations in EndNote Basic.

A free account can be created here.


EndNote Basic Features

  • Can import references from online sources
    • (For ISI Web of Science and some databases from major vendors, citations can be exported directly into EndNote Basic.)
  • Can organize references in folders
    •  (Create groups to view and manage subsets of references)
  • Can view reference details
  • Can share reference folders -- for collaborating with others
  • Can access your EndNote Basic Library from any computer with Internet connection
  • Can create formatted reference lists in a variety of publishing styles
  • Can use Cite While You Write with MS Word

EndNote Basic Limitations

  • 10,000 citations maximum per library
  • No attachments to citation records (no PDFs, images, etc.)

Cite While You Write for Microsoft® Word

Cite While You Write for Microsoft® Word is a plug-in that inserts references and format citations and bibliographies automatically while you write your papers in Word.

To download, install and use the plug-in, click "Help" and then find the version appropriate for your computer and follow the instructions under the "Plug-ins" section.

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EndNote Basic account registration page.